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Department of Defense

Improving Quality and Reducing Costs in Military Health System

In the US, 10% of patients account for 70% of health expenditures. Patients with chronic medical conditions account for >80% of all health care spending. In the Military Health System (MHS), 25% have a chronic medical condition and account for nearly 50% of the health care costs. Care management (CM) has emerged as a successful intervention that improves quality and reduces cost among the highest health care utilizers... more »

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Social Security Administration

If contractors are needed hire them to train employees

The Department of the Air Force (as a good example) hires temporary contractors to work alongside FTE's. When the FTE's become proficient in the area of responsibility, the contract ends. This provides greater responsibility and opportunities for the FTE. The need for year to year contracting because of the lack of existing experience eventially gets significanlty reduced or eliminated. Additionally, the FTE learns a... more »

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Department of Defense

Military Spending

The best idea to save money is to cut defense spending. I understand this is not a popular idea, but I have been in the Navy for 5 years and I work in logistics and accounting. I have seen millions of dollars wasted at the end of fiscal year. The attitude towards having extra money is to waste it on materials not needed because if the money isn't used, then the military will not receive the same amount of funding next... more »

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