TITLE

Mandatory Medicare Assignment

PUB. DATE
March 1989
SOURCE
American Journal of Public Health;Mar1989, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p352
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the policy statement of the American Public Health Association regarding mandatory Medicare assignment. The association is: urging the U.S. Congress and federal government to look into mandatory Medicare assignment either at once or on a phased basis or when there is no such limit to the amount of permitted physician charges beyond the co-payment amount; and is asking Congress, the Physicians Payment Review Commission and the Health Care Financing Administration to make sure that the elderly and the handicapped are protected from significant financial exposure or reduced access, in attempts to modify the Medicare program.
ACCESSION #
4685415

 

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