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- Keeping promises on Medicare. Davidson, Dick // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/20/94, Vol. 68 Issue 24, p8
Opinion. Comments on the implications of budget deficit reduction and expansion of health care coverage to Medicare entitlements in the United States. Promise of elected officials not to cut Medicare program; Prospective Payment Assessment Commission.
- ProPAC says Medicare expenditures outpacing private health expenditures. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Feb95, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p6
Presents reports of the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC) regarding the exceeding growth in Medicare expenditures per enrollee as compared to growth in spending by private health insurance per member in 1993. Effects of increased private sector spending constraints on Medicare...
- ProPAC studies effects of Medicare HMO rate cuts. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;9/18/95, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p3
Highlights Prospective Payment Assessment Commission's (ProPAC) analysis of the implications of Medicare health maintenance organizations (HMO) rate cut. Managed-care plans' losses in Medicare revenues if teaching and disproportionate-share payments were removed from managed-care payment rates...
- ProPAC estimates margins will rise to 15.3 percent by 2002. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Dec97, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p11
States that hospital inpatient Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) margins will rise to 15.3 percent in 2002 according to a Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC) report. Estimated increase of the inpatient margins in 2002 without the Balanced Budget Act reductions; Brief...
- ProPAC: HOSPITAL MARGINS INCREASE. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;5/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p17
Reports on the increase in hospital's Medicare margins in 1994. Estimates of increases by the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC); Upswing in total hospital margins in 1992; Reason behind gap in rural-urban hospital margins.
- Nursing homes' new voice for better subacute reimbursement. Bruck, Laura // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p7
Features an interview with Susan S. Bailis, member of the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC) that advises the Department of Health and Human Services on Medicare payment policy. Greatest opportunity and challenge at the ProPAC; Emphasis on solving Medicare reimbursement...
- Hospital PPS margins up: ProPAC. G.A. // AHA News;4/24/95, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p3
Reports on Prospective Payment Assessment Commission's (ProPAC) estimates of hospitals' Medicare PPS margins. Total hospital margins; PPS margins for all hospitals from 1984 to 1994; Gap between rural- and urban-hospital PPS margins; ProPAC agenda.
- Medicare dollars are spreading thin. Aston, Geri // AHA News;3/4/96, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p1
Reports on the warning issued by the US Prospective Payment Assessment Commission on the negative impact of the Medicare-payment updates included in the Republican balanced-budget plan. Marketbasket level to be effected on hospital Medicare-payment updates; Reductions of costs in hospitals.
- ProPAC to examine state-level Medicare spending; votes to recommend IME adjustments. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;11/20/94, Vol. 68 Issue 22, p10
Reports on the outlining of Medicare policies during the 1994 meeting of the United States Prospective Payment Assessment Commission (ProPAC). Medicare spending issues; Medicaid-waiver requests.