CMS creates 26 PPO regions

Benko, Laura B.
December 2004
Modern Healthcare;12/13/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 50, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to divide the U.S. into several coverage regions for the implementation of the revised Medicare program. Background on the Medicare Advantage system which was established under the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003; Establishment of another regional structure for companies that plan to administer a stand-alone drug benefit to seniors; Information on the Medical reform law signed by U.S. President George W. Bush in December 2003.


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