TITLE

Medicare changes may be costly for insurers, employers

AUTHOR(S)
Ceniceros, Roberto
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Business Insurance;3/8/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the proposal to change Medicare which would require insurers liable for reporting claims from Medicare beneficiaries will increase costs for insurers and employers according to analysts.
ACCESSION #
48758415

 

Related Articles

  • New Reporting Requirements for Settlements with Medicare Beneficiaries. Shelson, James W. // Verdict;Winter2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p4 

    The article reports on the imposition of a law that penalizes an entity for failure to comply to reporting obligations for settlements with Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. The law obliges any entity to make a report concerning any claim and other detailed data to Medicare. Noncompliance will...

  • Go Ahead and Skip Annual Wellness Visits If You Bill to WPS.  // Medical Office Billing & Collections Alert;May2011, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p32 

    The article focuses on annual wellness visits (AWVs), wherein, the initial AWV (G0438) is a one-time benefit per patient, while the subsequent AWV (G0439) can only be reported yearly according to WPS Medicare. It says that the U.S. Medicare would deny the claim if the code was reported outside...

  • Family Physicians Contribute Significantly to Emergency Care of Medicare Patients in Urban and Suburban Areas. BANKS, GERALD; WINGROVE, PETER; PETTERSON, STEPHEN; KLINK, KATHLEEN; Petterson, Stephen M // American Family Physician;9/15/2015, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p445 

    Rural populations rely on physicians trained in primary care to provide emergency services. Less is known about primary care’s contribution to emergency services in urban and suburban settings. Two-thirds of family medicine and three-fourths of general internal medicine Medicare claims...

  • The Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007: A Practitioner's Introduction to Resolving Personal Injury Liability Claims by Medicare Beneficiaries. Berdy, Christopher S.; Nichols, W. Steven // Defense Counsel Journal;Oct2009, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p393 

    The article focuses on the enactment of the Medicare, Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA) in the U.S. The MMSEA requires practitioners involved in representing parties in personal injury liability claims brought by Medicare beneficiaries...

  • Study shows gap in care for discharged patients.  // Hospital Peer Review;Jun2009, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p73 

    The article discusses research being done on the rehospitalization of Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S., published in the April 2009 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine."

  • States ponder retreat from access laws.  // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;03/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p92 

    Features the legislative bill filed by the state of Washington to guarantee individual access to health premiums on monthlong open enrollment periods. Advantages of the bill; Prevention of carriers from leaving the insurance market.

  • Parts of Kassebaum health bill trouble insurers. Brostoff, Steven // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;7/24/95, Vol. 99 Issue 30, p22 

    Reports that individual health insurance premiums could increase if private insurers are required to extend coverage to all individuals leaving the group market. Federal standards to mandate the extension of individual coverage to losing group coverage; Emphasis on the issue of portability in...

  • Are nonqualified MSAs a viable option. Slonin, Stuart A. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;4/28/97, Vol. 101 Issue 17, p7 

    Features medical savings accounts (MSAs), which were signed into law in 1996, by the Kassebaum-Kennedy bill. Functions of qualified MSAs; Changes to the managed care market; Activity in the MSA market.

  • Medicare Regulations--Judicial Review--Bowen v. Michigan Academy of Family Physicians.  // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1986, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p162 

    Reports on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court not to bar the judicial review of a regulation to authorize the payment of benefits under part B of the Medicare program. Benefit of patients dissatisfied with the payment scheme; Approval of certiorari in favor of respondents on statutory...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics