M+C Redux?

Vastag, Brian
January 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2006, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Medicare Advantage manned care system to be launched by the U.S. Congress in January 2006. Under the system, hospitals are required to conduct contract negotiations to partner with regional health networks. The alliance of hospitals with networks can be demanded by Medicare preferred provider organizations (PPO) to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Lack Ebeler, president and CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans, comments on the quality reporting requirements of regional PPO.


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