TITLE

Medicare HMOs: Under the microscope in 1999

AUTHOR(S)
Wechsler, Jill
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Managed Healthcare;Nov98, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Outlines some issues on the 1999 work plan of the United States Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services. Issues concerning the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA); Marketing guidelines; Emergency services.
ACCESSION #
1293024

 

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