TITLE

SECTION 4507 AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PRIVATE CONTRACTS

AUTHOR(S)
Greeson, Thomas W.
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2000, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses some of the inherent flaws created by Section 4507 of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 in relation to Medicare in the United States. Overview of the law; Lack of a bar against private contracting; Nature of the inherent flaws; Potential harmful effects of the restriction on emergency and urgent care; Rationale for private contracting on a case-to-case basis.
ACCESSION #
3595519

 

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