BUPA moves towards managed careBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7201.9b (Published 03 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:9
- Annabel Ferriman
Britain's largest private health insurer, BUPA, took a major step towards adopting the principles of American-style managed care when it announced this week that surgeons will have to obtain prior approval before performing hysterectomies.
Dr Andrew Vallance-Owen, BUPA's group medical director, said that, after extensive consultations with the profession, BUPA had drawn up evidence based guidelines on when a …
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