Search
Descriptor English: Cost Control
Descriptor Spanish: Control de Costos
Descriptor Portuguese: Controle de Custos
Descriptor French: Maîtrise des coûts
Entry term(s): Containment, Cost
Containments, Cost
Control, Cost
Controls, Cost
Cost Containment
Cost Containments
Cost Controls
Tree number(s): N03.219.151.160
SP1.016.020.017
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003363
Scope note: The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Annotation: NIM
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Costs and Cost Analysis (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 80; was see under COSTS AND COST ANALYSIS 1979
History Note: 80(79); was see under COSTS AND COST ANALYSIS 1979
DeCS ID: 3378
Unique ID: D003363
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/08
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Cost Control - Preferred
Concept UI M0005239
Scope note The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Preferred term Cost Control
Entry term(s) Containment, Cost
Containments, Cost
Control, Cost
Controls, Cost
Cost Containment
Cost Containments
Cost Controls



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey