TITLE

Medicare Fee for Service: A Rational Model for Single-Payer Universal Health Care

AUTHOR(S)
Olds, John W.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Leading Edge;Summer2006, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses a single payer universal system based on a health care model: Medicare fee- for-service (FFS) in the U.S. This system has the economies of scale, standardization of benefits, and quality of care standards. The financial condition of Medicare FFS is assessed. In addition, this article explores the medical, surgical and psychiatric services offered under Medicare FFS.
ACCESSION #
21999868

 

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