TITLE

Managed care

AUTHOR(S)
Montague, Jim
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/05/96, Vol. 70 Issue 23, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that an October 1996 federal court decision has ruled that Medicare's health maintenance organization (HMO) members can demand hearings if they are refused medical services. Procedures used by HMOs to reevaluate treatment requests as a denial of due process to patients; Ruling as the resolution of a lawsuit filed by the Center for Medicare Advocacy on behalf of five women in Tucson, Arizona.
ACCESSION #
9701123433

 

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