TITLE

Home O2 payment cutbacks to spell fewer patient visits

AUTHOR(S)
Beavers, Norma
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Drug Topics;9/15/97, Vol. 141 Issue 18, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the plans of the United States federal government to reduce fees paid to providers who supply home oxygen equipment to Medicare patients. Effect of plan on pharmacists; Information on the budget bill signed by President Bill Clinton on August 1997 outlining the cutback; Impact the cutback will have on providers in southern Texas; Comments from Kevin Nestrick, general manager and pharmacist at Option Care, Bullhead, Arizona.
ACCESSION #
9710250740

 

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