TITLE

Do health maintenance organizations work for Medicare?

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Randall S.; Clement, Dolores Gurnick
PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
Health Care Financing Review;Fall93, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) encouragement of health maintenance organizations (HMO) to provide Medicare coverage to enrolled beneficiaries for fixed prepaid premiums. Medicare risk program; Increase in costs to Medicare; Impact of HMOs on service utilization, hospital days, and quality of care; Implications for Medicare risk contracting.
ACCESSION #
9405241735

 

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