- Political Economy, Moral Economy and the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. Svihula, Judie // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Mar2008, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p157
Through the lens of political and moral economy, I examined the dominant values and actors in the legislative process of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. In my content analysis of federal hearings, I found that witnesses from government agencies, Congress and think tanks had almost equal...
- To be, or not to be? Weissenstein, Eric // Modern Healthcare;11/09/98, Vol. 28 Issue 45, p8
Reports on the progress of the United States Competitive Pricing Advisory Committee in choosing the site for a Medicare managed-care competitive-bidding demonstration project. Law that created the committee; Details on the project.
- `Dramatic' action sought to curb fraud. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 20, p84
Reports about the changes wanted by members of Congress on Medicare. Money allotted in curbing Medicare fraud and overbilling.
- Era of designer drugs forces Congress to retool Medicare. Chaddock, Gail Russell // Christian Science Monitor;6/30/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 154, p2
Focuses on the decision by the United States House of Representatives to extend drug coverage under Medicare.
- Government aims to clean up fraud and abuse in Medicare. Gatty, Bob // Dermatology Times;Feb98, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on the American government's determination to clean up fraud and abuse in the Medicare system. Provisions under the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Steps taken by the government to secure strict implementation of the laws;...
- Feds eye hospital discounts for Medicare. // AHA News;11/17/97, Vol. 33 Issue 45, p3
Reports on a rule proposed by the Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General that would require providers to give Medicare the best price offered to other payers or risk exclusion from Medicare. Justifications for the proposal.
- Congresses moves quickly on Medicare budget bill process. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Aug97, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p9
Reports the approval of the specifics of cutting $115 billion from the Medicare program over five years by the Congressional committees. Highlights of the budget bills on managed care payments, provider reimbursements, fraud and abuse, and provisions affecting beneficiaries; Contact information.
- National rollout of new programs. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Jul2012, Vol. 93 Issue 1106, p2
The article offers information for pharmacists on a new Medicare program launched by Australian Government on July 1, 2012.
- Federal government expands compliance initiatives. Dugan, John K. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep97, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p54
States that the United States government is expanding the Operation Restore Trust (ORT) to increase enforcement of fraud and abuse regulations in Medicare and Medicaid programs. Initial target of the ORT; Coding investigation-operations of the government; Points in developing organization's risk...