TITLE

Changing Medicare, Medicaid…

AUTHOR(S)
Lubell, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;12/4/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 48, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a recommendation made by U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller General David Walker to the U.S. Congress regarding the need to reform Medicare and Medicaid. Walker suggested that Congress focus on modernizing Medicare payment policies, step up oversight of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and make sure that initiatives to restructure Medicaid are in line with the administration's goals of budget neutrality.
ACCESSION #
23509257

 

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