TITLE

WASHINGTON UPDATE

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Apr2013, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers updates in the healthcare industry in the U.S. in 2013. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is prohibiting health insurance plans from denying coverage due to preexisting medical conditions. HHS's Office of Inspector General (OIG) suggests that payment for more than 40% of 58 drug codes would have been cut under a proposed Medicare drug price substitution policy.
ACCESSION #
86857568

 

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