By the Numbers

224,000,000 dollars spent by Medicare to hospitalize beneficiaries who quit 1 of 6 HMOs within three months of their admissions

20,000,000 dollars Medicare would have paid to those six HMOs (now under federal investigation) if the same patients had remained members

710 physicians — out of 710 — told Western Journal of Medicine researchers they would hesitate to order specified tests under capitation, but not under fee-for-service reimbursement

68 percent of Americans with employer-sponsored benefits are satisfied with their mix of benefits and wages, and don't want a defined-contribution system, says Employee Benefit Research Institute

52 percent answering an American Osteopathic Association study think their physician spends enough time with them

13 percent: Predicted Medicare spending increase if a prescription benefit is enacted, according to a National Academy of Social Insurance study

6.7 percent: Average 1994 price increase at not-for-profit hospitals following mergers (Health Affairs study)

0 percent: Average 1986 price increase at not-for-profit hospitals following mergers

Career Opportunities

HAP, a subsidiary of Henry Ford Health System, is a nonprofit health plan providing coverage to individuals, companies and organizations. This executive develops strategies to meet membership and revenue targets through products, pricing, market segmentation and advertising.  Aligns business among Business Development, Commercial Sales, Medicare and Public Sector Programs and Product Development. Seeks to enhance and be responsible for business development and expansion through the development of an effective product portfolio, strong interpersonal relationships and service excellence.

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