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The take-home message is that sustained weight loss can be achieved by financial incentives," Dr.
Thus, from the patients' perspective, the financial incentive may not have been necessary to promote a simple health behavior (see Box 2 for more quotes).
The relapse rates between the 9- or 12-month follow-up and the 15- or 18-month follow-up were 36% in the financial incentive group and 27% in the control group.
Proposed regulations for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 provide guidance that enables employer-sponsored wellness programs to aggressively promote and reward healthy behaviors using significant financial incentives.
Thus, for non-working welfare recipients, financial incentive programs result in only a work-encouraging substitution effect.
Many employers use financial incentives - such as cash, reduced copayments or gifts - to encourage expectant mothers to see their physicians during their first trimester.
Perhaps the most intriguing is the emergence of a financial incentives proposal for deceased-donor beneficiaries developed by Richard M.
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As a result, some industry analysts say the tools of managed care, such as capitation and financial incentives, are no longer effective in controlling costs.
Liability issues related to provider financial incentives.
Proposals for action by stockholders include the election of eight directors, re-approval of the TCF Performance-Based Compensation Policy, authorization of an increase in shares under the TCF Financial Incentive Stock Program, and re-approval of performance-based goals under the TCF Financial Incentive Stock Plan.
Across all measures examined, those with an overall financial incentive to reduce services to patients express lower ability to provide high-quality care to their patients than physicians whose financial incentives are perceived as neutral or encouraging greater provision of services.

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