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June 2000

Minnesota-based HealthPartners works with local leaders in a successful initiative to improve health care in a developing African country.
Scott Aebischer
The managed care backlash has claimed another casualty: Financial incentives in physician contracts as a means of controlling utilization. Is capitation far behind?
Bob Carlson
Group appointments get rave reviews by many physicians. Not a substitute for individual care, they can improve access and reduce overall utilization.
STEVE HEIMOFF
Don't try to tell this GTE official that HMOs and doctors have done all they can to improve health care. He sees much amiss with the system.
The decline in Medicare spending on home health services has tightened access for beneficiaries. The long-term effects on health plans are uncertain.
Michael Levin-Epstein



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LEGAL FORUM
Mark D. Abruzzo, J.D.
Ethics
Michael S. Victoroff, M.D.
Managed Care Outlook