TITLE

MEDICARE NOT THE CHEAPEST ROUTE FOR POWER WHEELCHAIRS

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Economic Opportunity Report;2009, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on "A Comparison of Medicare Program and Consumer Internet Prices for Power Wheelchairs," a report released by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of Inspector General (OIG). According to the report, Medicare and its beneficiaries could have saved $233 on their power wheelchair copayment during the first quarter of the year 2007 if power wheelchairs had been reimbursed at median Internet prices.
ACCESSION #
37593213

 

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