Accession Number : ADA185872

Title :   Assessing the Madigan Effort: Capitation, Purple Suits, CHAMPUS (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services) and Other Issues.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis Jul 79-Apr 80,

Corporate Author : ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Personal Author(s) : Cahill, William R

PDF Url : ADA185872

Report Date : Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 90

Abstract : This paper analyzes capitation budgeting and its possible uses applied to the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS). The author makes recommendations designed to provide optimal allocation of resources and to seek potentially advantageous trade offs between the direct care and CHAMPUS system, within a tri-service regional decision making system ( Purple Suits ). Various alternatives were presented with advantages and disadvantages to the alternatives. Keywords: Health care, Management, CHAMPUS budgeting.

Descriptors :   *PLANNING PROGRAMMING BUDGETING, *MEDICAL SERVICES, CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, HEALTH, MEDICINE, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, DECISION MAKING

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE