Hospital management strategies for fixed-price payment

Health Care Manage Rev. 1986 Winter;11(1):21-6.


The Medicare prospective payment system and pressures from business to change hospital financing demand new management strategies. This article explores specific steps hospital administrators can take to enable their institutions to cope effectively under prospective payment and new market conditions.

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis-Related Groups / economics
  • Efficiency
  • Financial Management, Hospital / methods
  • Hospital Administration*
  • Humans
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Medical Staff, Hospital
  • Medicare
  • Personnel Staffing and Scheduling / economics
  • Prospective Payment System*
  • Reimbursement Mechanisms*
  • United States