Medicare: Medicine's last great gravy train
- Big Medicare changes ahead. Niedzielski, Joe // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/22/97-12/29/97, Vol. 101 Issue 51, p2
Focuses on the changes that will take place in the Medicare program due to direct contracting with the federal government. Initial interest in the part of beneficiaries; Private fee-for-service (FSS) plans; Duplication on managed care's success in stemming health care costs in the private sector.
- When feds smell fraud, they settle in. Taylor, Mark // Modern Healthcare;04/19/99, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p30
Describes how the United States federal government treats Medicare billing fraud. Comments from Neil Caesar, president of the Health Law Center; Information on cases of fraud.
- Paying hospitals to produce fewer residents. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;10/27/97, Vol. 74 Issue 21, p25
Focuses on the announcement made by federal government in connection to the demonstration project in which Medicare would pay 41 hospitals in New York State. What would these payments allow for; Advantages posed towards Medicare; Information on what these incentive payments are part of.
- It's payday. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Aug98, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p5
Reports that the United States federal government's push against Medicare fraud has resulted in an increased Medicare savings. Growth of fraud-fighting capabilities in the government; Reports given by the government which was published in the `Modern Healthcare' in February 2, 1998.
- Medicare debate. Andrews, Bruce; Heathcote, Andrew; Roberts, Craig // BRW;11/27/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 46, p12
Reports on the debate by Federal Parliament members over the Medicare policy in Australia.
- MEDICARE FRAUD STING NETS MORE THAN 100 PROVIDERS. // Medical Economics;3/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p25
The article reports on the federal government's move to suppress Medicare fraud in the U.S.
- Rules to follow. Hallam, Kristen; Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;02/16/98, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p14
Reports that the federal government has handed hospitals the Medicare billing compliance model which is voluntary and can be tailored to fit various types of institutions. Purpose of the model; Guidelines offered by the model; Information about the model plan. INSET: Highlights of HHS' model...
- SENIOR SQUEEZE. Ford, Judy // Boise Weekly;10/26/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p6
The article informs about an increase in the premium for current Medicare recipients, in addition to high federal taxes, by the federal government of the United States.
- Financial survival depends on how skillfully you observe and react to economic upheaval. Smick, Kirk L. // Optometry Times;May2011, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p36
The article discusses the changing world of work of optometrists. It states that optometrists' business and medical practice is changing with the federal government's intervention such as the case of the need to write e-prescriptions for Medicare patients. The author shares that the...