Hospitals And Doctors

October 30, 2009

Managed Care: In the Beginning

Filed under: Managed Care — Doctor @ 12:18 am

What we now know as Managed Care has its roots in a number of prepaid healthcare arrangements from the early 20th century. The earliest example we could find comes from the Puget Sound Area and dates back to 1910, when the Western Clinic in Tacoma, Washington provided a wide range of medical services to lumber mill owners and their employees for a very reasonable monthly premium of 50cents. (more…)

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