Policy clarified on who may sign Medicare enrollment forms

January 1998
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jan98, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p12
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Analyzes the impact of the revision of Medicare Operational Policy Letter Number 7 concerning the signing of representative payees on an enrollment or disenrollment application for a Medicare health plan. How the revision affected the provision of section 1872 of the Social Security Act; Findings of Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) on the revised policy letter.


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