TITLE

CMS Took Steps to Improve Its Beneficiary Eligibility Verification System

AUTHOR(S)
Melvin, Valerie C.
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
GAO Reports;10/5/2012, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information regarding amendments in rules for beneficiary eligibility verification by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It presents four parts for Medicare which includes payment for inpatient hospital, durable medical equipment and private health plans. It discusses implementation of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Eligibility Transaction System.
ACCESSION #
82560075

 

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