Legislation leads to $4.8 million for Medicare carriers

December 1990
Health Care Financing Review;Winter90, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p179
Academic Journal
Reports that Medicare carriers were paid bonuses totaling $4.8 million in 1990 as a result of their successful efforts to implement programs to recruit and retain physicians as participating physicians. Establishment of Medicare participating physician programs through the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984 and the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Acts of 1986 and 1987.


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