TITLE

Strengthening Medicare: Industry to supercommittee: Back exchange program

AUTHOR(S)
Zigmond, Jessica
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;9/19/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 38, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Healthcare Leadership Council is urging the U.S. Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction through a Medicare exchange plan to support the Medicare program on a long-term basis. The council adds that its plan proposes the maximum qualified age for Medicare coverage was extended to 67 years old and covering non-business damages in malpractice litigations. The council proposed the Medicare plan as a response to the approval of the recovery audit contractor program.
ACCESSION #
66183169

 

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