TITLE

Medicare Payments to Federally Qualified Health Centers

AUTHOR(S)
King, Kathleen M.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;7/30/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Medicare payments to federally qualified health centers (FQHC) in the U.S. It mentions that the FQHC has been authorized by the Congress to increase the access to primary and preventive care services for individuals living in medically underserved communities. It notes that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has required Secretary of Human Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a prospective payment system (PPS) for Medicare payments to FQHCs.
ACCESSION #
52828649

 

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