TITLE

The home health visit: An appropriate unit for Medicare payment?

AUTHOR(S)
Bishop, Christine E.; Brown, Randall S.
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Health Affairs;Dec1996, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p145
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the use of fixed versus cost-based per visit payment as an interim payment method for medical care in the United States. Growth of Medicare payment per visit; Difference between the prospective payment and the cost for each visit; Demonstration of a fixed per visit payment method for Medicare home health care.
ACCESSION #
9703214370

 

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