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Title

Waste in the U.S. Health Care System: A Conceptual Framework (The Milbank Quarterly)

Publication Topics

Use of Health Services; Costs of Care for the Uninsured; Cost and Utilization Studies; Managed Care; Health Care Reform; Access to Health Care; Health Care Economics; Health Insurance Coverage and Programs

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2008-12-01T08:00:00Z

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Abstract

This article divides health care waste into administrative, operational, and clinical waste and provides an overview of each. It explains how researchers have used both high-level and sector- or procedure-specific comparisons to quantify such waste, and it discusses examples and challenges in both waste measurement and waste reduction.

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