TITLE

Medicare hospital fees will be frozen

AUTHOR(S)
Josefson, Debbie
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/1/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7077, p327
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites the United States Prospective Payment Assessment Commission's proposal to freeze Medicare payments to hospitals. Importance of Medicare; 1996 Medicare payments to hospitals; Problems within the Medicare system; Need for freezing Medicare payments; Reduction of reimbursements to healthcare providers; Medicare's funding of disproportionate share of hospital bills.
ACCESSION #
9702183594

 

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