TITLE

Congress takes first steps toward Medicare, Medicaid agreement

AUTHOR(S)
Cassil, Alwyn
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
AHA News;05/19/97, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the status of the Medicare and Medicaid budget resolution legislation in the US Congress as of May 19, 1997. Proposal to reduce the rate of Medicare spending by $155 billion over five years; Extension of the solvency of the hospital trust fund until at least 2002; Provision of more choices for beneficiaries among competing health plans. INSET: Message to hospital and health system CEOs from the AHA..
ACCESSION #
9706011169

 

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