TITLE

UPDATA

PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep2000, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents political update on the health care industry in the United States as of September 2000. Final rule issuing standards for electronic business transactions for healthcare entities; Increase in Medicare prospective payments for inpatient services; Provisions under the proposed rule for the 2001 Medicare physician fee schedule.
ACCESSION #
3560315

 

Related Articles

  • How doctors are made into criminals. Alper, Philip R. // Primary Care Weekly;06/03/96, Vol. 2 Issue 23, p5 

    Reports on the practice by the Medicare of having doctors sign so-called `attestation statements' that say they were not falsifying discharge diagnoses to pry loose extra Medicare payments for their hospitals. Burden of proof placed on doctor should anything go wrong; Trend toward...

  • ProPAC suggests government repair reimbursement system. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;10/31/94, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p6 

    Discusses the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission's recommendation regarding the government's outpatient reimbursement scheme. Advise on Medicare payment issues; Overpayment problems in radiology, surgery and other diagnostic services.

  • Freeze on Medicare hospital payments proposed. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;1/20/97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p1 

    Focuses on a congressional advisory panel's zero-update recommendation for inpatient hospital rates under Medicare's prospective-payment system (PPS). Comment by James Bentley, senior vice president of the American Hospital Association; Features of the panel recommendation; List of hospital...

  • Hospital payment rule makes freeze official. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;09/01/97, Vol. 33 Issue 34, p1 

    Focuses on the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) report which forecast overall payments to acute care hospitals under the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) to decrease by 0.9% in fiscal year 1998. Interim final rule published governing hospital payment policies for 1998...

  • Clinton turns to PPS for one-quarter of hospital cuts. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;2/10/97, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p1 

    Reports on the President Bill Clinton administration's proposal to reduce Medicare hospital payments through the year 2002. Administration's support for American Hospital Association-backed efforts to allow provider-sponsored organizations to contract directly with Medicare; Proposed reduction...

  • Outpatient PPS has industry guessing. Saphir, Ann // Modern Healthcare;05/01/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 18, p6 

    Describes the concern of hospital operators in United States on the implementation of Medicare's outpatient prospect payment system. Negative expectations of some operators; Details on the program; Opinion of some for profit hospitals.

  • Feds can reaudit teaching hospitals, court rules.  // AHA News;03/02/98, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p5 

    Informs the approval of the bill that would allow United States federal government to recalculate Medicare reimbursements to teaching hospitals. Opposition by some hospitals in the issue; Information about the previous policies on Medicare.

  • Trying to reason with PPS season could strain hospitals' cash flow. Webb, Craig // AHA News;08/21/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 33, p3 

    Explains that the problems related to the implementation of prospective payment system for Medicare patients (OPPS) in the United States could affect the income of hospitals. Discussion on OPPS; Challenges hospitals face to comply with OPPS; Actions taken by the American Hospital Association to...

  • Are we there yet?  // AHA News;11/3/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 22, p4 

    Comments on the outline of a tentative agreement on hospital payment provisions discussed during a conference on the Medicare reform and prescription drug bill in October 2003. Need for the hospital provisions to be written into legislative language; Role of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics