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Managing the cost of cataract services

How to manage the cost of cataract outlay

Cataract surgery is one of the most cost effective medical interventions. It takes a short time to do and has a high impact on patients’ quality of life. However, services must be delivered at a low cost to ensure affordability and sustainability, and this step looks at how to manage the cost of cataract outlay.

As you watch, consider the differences between cost and price and between fixed and variable costs. Consider making notes on your understanding of the concepts of cost containment, cost recovery, and income generation.

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