TITLE

Fact vs. CMS Fiction

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Tyler
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
HomeCare Magazine;Jun2011, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the truth and myth about competitive bidding program in Medicare in the U.S. It states that first myth claims that Medicare overpays for home medical equipment and services, but the reality is the cost of delivering and maintaining medical required equipment in the home are greater than the cost of purchasing the equipment alone. Moreover, it notes that the biding program was enforced in nine areas including clinicians, patients, and home care.
ACCESSION #
63149389

 

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