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Medicare Advantage - Wikipedia

Overview[ edit ]

Since the 1970s, Medicare beneficiaries have had the option under Medicare demonstration programs to receive their Medicare benefits through managed capitated-fee health plans, mainly HMOs, as an alternative to FFS Original Medicare. The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 , which formalized the demonstration programs into Part C of Medicare, introduced the term Medicare+Choice as a...

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Date: 2018-03-23 16:03:11

Medicare Advantage - Wikipedia

Overview[ edit ]

Since the 1970s, Medicare beneficiaries have had the option under Medicare demonstration programs to receive their Medicare benefits through managed capitated-fee health plans, mainly HMOs, as an alternative to FFS Original Medicare. The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 , which formalized the demonstration programs into Part C of Medicare, introduced the term Medicare+Choice as a...

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Date: 2018-03-23 16:03:10

Medigap - Wikipedia

Eligibility[ edit ]

Medicare eligibility starts for most Americans when they turn 65 years old. Those who have been on Social Security eligibility for 24 months can also qualify for Medicare Part A and Part B. A person must be enrolled in part A and B of Medicare before they can enroll in a Medigap plan. When a person turns 65 - or if they are older and new to Medicare Part B - they become...

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Date: 2018-03-07 14:37:55

Medicare Rights Center - Wikipedia

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Founding and Early Years (1989-1999)[ edit ]

In June 1989, the Medicare Rights Center was founded as the Medicare Beneficiaries Defense Fund (MBDF) by Diane Archer. One of the first actions of the fledgling organization involved a lawsuit brought against the federal government on the grounds that the Medicare Explanation of Benefits (EOB) failed to mention limits on what a doctor...

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Date: 2018-03-10 01:11:58

Medicare dual eligible - Wikipedia

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Medicare and Medicaid Coverage for Dual-Eligibles[ edit ]

Medicare is the primary payer for most services, but Medicaid covers benefits not offered by Medicare. Medicare coverage for dual-eligibles includes hospitalizations, physician services, prescription drugs, skilled nursing facility care, home health visits, and hospice care. Under Medicaid, states are required to cover...

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Date: 2018-03-09 17:03:12

Medicare Part D coverage gap - Wikipedia

The Medicare Part D coverage gap (informally known as the Medicare donut hole) is a period of consumer payment for prescription medication costs which lies between the initial coverage limit and the catastrophic-coverage threshold, when the consumer is a member of a Medicare Part D prescription-drug program administered by the United States federal government . The gap is reached after shared...

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Date: 2018-03-09 19:13:23

Medicare (Australia) - Wikipedia

Constitutional framework[ edit ]

Section 51 (xxiiiA) of the Commonwealth Constitution was inserted by a referendum of 1946 , which gave the federal Parliament power, subject to the Constitution, to make laws with respect to: The provision of maternity allowances, widows' pensions, child endowment, unemployment, pharmaceutical, sickness and hospital benefits, medical and dental services (but not...

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Date: 2018-03-11 14:02:22

Medicare (Australia) - Wikipedia

Constitutional framework[ edit ]

Section 51 (xxiiiA) of the Commonwealth Constitution was inserted by a referendum of 1946 , which gave the federal Parliament power, subject to the Constitution, to make laws with respect to: The provision of maternity allowances, widows' pensions, child endowment, unemployment, pharmaceutical, sickness and hospital benefits, medical and dental services (but not...

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Date: 2018-03-11 14:02:21

WellCare - Wikipedia

With the passage of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 , WellCare began offering Medicare beneficiaries private health insurance plans. These programs were known as Medicare+Choice or Part C plans. In 2003, WellCare began offering Medicare Advantage plans with prescription drug benefits after the signing of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act . In 2006, Wellcare began...

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Date: 2018-03-18 13:57:56

Medicare (Australia) - Wikipedia

Medicare is presently nominally funded by an income tax surcharge, known as the Medicare levy, which is currently 2% of a person's taxable income. [8]

The 2013 budget increased the Medicare levy from 1.5% to 2% from 1 July 2014, to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme . [9] The 2017 budget proposes to increase the Medicare levy from 2% to 2.5%, from 1 July 2018. The levy is calculated on...

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Date: 2018-03-15 12:19:25

Tricare - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

Historically, health care for military personnel and their dependents was provided in military medical facilities as promised by the military, and through a referral system, by civilian medical personnel where military physicians were not available in a certain specialty, or when and where overcrowding of a military medical facility occurred.

Active duty military personnel always...

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Date: 2018-03-22 16:22:47

Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax - Wikipedia

The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax ( /'fa k / ) is a United States federal payroll (or employment) tax [1] imposed on both employees and employers to fund Social Security and Medicare [2] --federal programs that provide benefits for retirees, disabled people, and children of deceased workers.

The tax also provides funds to the health care system for institutions that provide...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:38:52

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Wikipedia

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid , the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and health insurance...

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Date: 2018-03-12 12:26:10

Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act - Wikipedia

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) [1] is an act of the United States Congress , passed in 1986 as part of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). It requires hospital Emergency Departments that accept payments from Medicare to provide an appropriate medical screening examination (MSE) to anyone seeking treatment for a medical condition, regardless...

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Date: 2018-03-14 00:28:06

Thomas A. Scully - Wikipedia

Medicare Improvement and Modernization Act[ edit ]

On December 8, 2003, President George W. Bush signed the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act . Scully's role in the passage of this legislation is perhaps his most notable achievement while at CMS. The bill's most important provision was a prescription drug benefit for Medicare, known as Medicare Part D . Under Part D,...

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Date: 2018-03-08 14:06:35

Home care - Wikipedia

United States[ edit ]

Professionals providing care[ edit ]

Professionals providing home health care include licensed practical nurses , registered nurses , physical therapists , occupational therapists and social workers . Rehabilitation services may be provided by physical therapists , occupational therapists , speech and language pathologists and dietitians .[ citation needed ] Professionals...

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Date: 2018-03-09 15:47:11

Medical billing - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

For several decades, medical billing was done almost entirely on paper. However, with the advent of medical practice management software , also known as health information systems, it has become possible to efficiently manage large amounts of claims. Many software companies have arisen to provide medical billing software to this particularly lucrative segment of the market....

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Date: 2018-03-11 07:59:24

Medi-Cal - Wikipedia

Eligibility[ edit ]

Medi-Cal provides health coverage for people with low income and limited ability to pay for health coverage, including the aged, blind, disabled, young adults and children, pregnant women, persons in a skilled nursing or intermediate care home, and persons in the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP). [4] [5] [6] People receiving federally funded cash assistance...

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Date: 2018-03-12 11:23:25

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Disproportionate share hospital - Wikipedia

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act aims to reduce:

Funding for the Medicaid DSH program by $17.1 billion between 2014 and 2020; [3]

Aggregate Medicaid DSH allotments by $0.5 billion in 2014, $0.6 billion in 2015, $0.6 billion in 2016, $1.8 billion in 2017, $5 billion in 2018, $5.6 billion in 2019, and $4 billion in 2020; and

Medicare DSH payments initially by 75 percent and...

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Date: 2018-03-10 16:03:59

Tax withholding in the United States - Wikipedia

Tax withholding in the United States

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Three key types of withholding tax are imposed at various levels in the United States:

Wage withholding taxes, [1]

Withholding tax on payments to foreign persons, and

Backup withholding on dividends and interest.

The amount of tax withheld is based on the amount of payment subject to tax. Withholding of tax on wages...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:38:59

WellCare - Wikipedia

Burdick had joined WellCare as national health plans president in January 2014 and was promoted to president and COO in July 2014. Burdick previously had served as CEO at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and CEO of the Medicaid division at Coventry. [7]

In September 2017, WellCare announced a refreshed corporate rebrand that focused on holistic health and uses the tagline "Beyond Healthcare: A Better You." [8] The corporate logo would remain blue but in order to distinguish WellCare from other healthcare companies, its formal communication would now use an orange color scheme. [9]

In October 2017, WellCare announced a deal...

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Date: 2018-03-18 13:57:56

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Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation - Wikipedia

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI; also known as the CMS Innovation Center) is an organization of the United States government under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). [1] It was created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , the 2010 U.S. health care reform legislation. "The center is to test innovative payment and delivery system models that...

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Date: 2018-03-09 20:26:51

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WellCare - Wikipedia

WellCare Health Plans' headquarters in Tampa, FL. Trading on WellCare's stock was halted on the news but subsequently fell as low as 80% below the 52-week high. [3] The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has WellCare's financials under watch and several class-action lawsuits were launched against WellCare on behalf of shareholders. WellCare has said that its normal business operations...

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Date: 2018-03-18 13:57:56

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Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System - Wikipedia

Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System

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The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS, often pronounced by its acronym as "hick picks") is a set of health care procedure codes based on the American Medical Association 's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). [1]

Contents

History[ edit ]

The acronym HCPCS originally stood...

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Date: 2018-03-10 18:45:54

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Payroll tax - Wikipedia

See also: Taxation in the United States and Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax

In the United States, payroll taxes are assessed by the federal government, some of the fifty states (Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming do not have state income tax; New Hampshire and Tennessee only tax income from interest and dividends), the District of Columbia, and numerous...

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Date: 2018-03-17 00:26:02

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401(k) - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

In the early 1970s a group of high earning individuals from Kodak approached Congress to allow a part of their salary to be invested in the stock market and thus be exempt from income taxes. [4] This resulted in section 401(k) being inserted in the then taxation regulations that allowed this to be done. The section of the Internal Revenue Code that made such 401(k) plans possible...

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Date: 2018-03-18 07:27:40

Social insurance - Wikipedia

Similarities to private insurance[ edit ]

Typical similarities between social insurance programs and private insurance programs include:

Specific definitions of the benefits provided;

Specific definitions of eligibility rules and the amount of coverage provided;

Specific premium, contribution or tax rates required to meet the expected costs of the system. [3]

Differences from private insurance[...

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Date: 2018-03-16 14:14:48

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Hospice - Wikipedia

Early development[ edit ]

Etymologically , the word "hospice" derives from the Latin hospes, a word which served double duty in referring both to guests and hosts. [5] Historians believe the first hospices originated[ where? ] in the 11th century, around 1065. The rise of the Crusading movement[ where? ] in the 1090s saw the incurably ill permitted into places dedicated to treatment by Crusaders...

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Date: 2018-03-16 14:20:52

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Health insurance in India - Wikipedia

Health insurance in India typically pays for only inpatient hospitalization and for treatment at hospitals in India. Outpatient services were not payable under health policies in India. The first health policies in India were Mediclaim Policies. In 2000 government of India liberalized insurance and allowed private players into the insurance sector. The advent of private insurers in India saw the...

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Date: 2018-03-07 02:38:58

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Molina Healthcare - Wikipedia

2012: Molina Healthcare enters Illinois . [15]

2013: Molina Healthcare enters South Carolina by acquiring assets from Community Health Solutions. [16]

2013: Molina Healthcare acquires New Mexico Lovelace Medicaid contract. [17]

2014: Molina Healthcare acquires Florida Medicaid assets from First Coast Advantage. [18]

2015: Molina Healthcare enters Chicago market, acquiring MyCare Chicago's...

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Date: 2018-03-21 15:37:21

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Welfare - Wikipedia

Main article: Social security in Australia

Prior to 1900 in Australia, charitable assistance from benevolent societies, sometimes with financial contributions from the authorities, was the primary means of relief for people not able to support themselves. [18] The 1890s economic depression and the rise of the trade unions and the Labor parties during this period led to a movement for welfare...

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Date: 2018-03-23 12:58:54

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Health Reimbursement Account - Wikipedia

Health Reimbursement Accounts are funded solely by the employer; they cannot be funded through employee salary deductions. The employer sets the parameters for the Health Reimbursement Accounts, and unused dollars remain with the employer: they do not follow the employee to new employment.

Contributions[ edit ]

Health Reimbursement Accounts are notional accounts; no funds are expensed until...

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Date: 2018-03-10 06:04:00

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Humana - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

1961-1983: Nursing homes and hospitals[ edit ]

Lawyers David A. Jones, Sr. and Wendell Cherry founded a nursing home company in 1961. The company known in 1968 as Extendicare Inc., became the largest nursing home company in the United States. In 1972, Jones and Cherry sold the nursing home chain, to purchase hospitals . [9]

In 1974, the partners changed the corporate name to...

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Date: 2018-03-14 00:28:23

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Humana - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

1961-1983: Nursing homes and hospitals[ edit ]

Lawyers David A. Jones, Sr. and Wendell Cherry founded a nursing home company in 1961. The company known in 1968 as Extendicare Inc., became the largest nursing home company in the United States. In 1972, Jones and Cherry sold the nursing home chain, to purchase hospitals . [9]

In 1974, the partners changed the corporate name to...

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Date: 2018-03-14 00:28:23

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National Provider Identifier - Wikipedia

A National Provider Identifier (NPI) Rule." Small health plans have one additional year to comply.

All individual HIPAA covered healthcare providers ( physicians , pharmacists , physician assistants , midwives , nurse practitioners , nurse anesthetists , dentists , denturists , chiropractors , clinical social workers , professional counselors , physical therapists , occupational therapists ,...

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Date: 2018-03-13 12:26:38

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National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM) is a United States advocacy group whose goal is to protect Social Security and Medicare . NCPSSM works to preserve entitlement programs through direct mail campaigns, candidate endorsements, incumbent ratings, grassroots activity, issue advertising, and campaign contributions. [2] [6]

NCPSSM promotes tax increases as a way...

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Date: 2018-03-12 12:43:57

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Recovery Audit Contractor - Wikipedia

History[ edit ]

In section 306 of the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003, the United States Congress directed the DHHS to conduct a three-year demonstration program to detect and correct improper payments in the Medicare FFS program. DHHS, through its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) branch, began the program in 2005, using Recovery Audit Contractors to perform the actual work of reviewing, auditing, and identifying improper Medicare payments. At the inception of the...

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Date: 2018-03-09 15:03:36

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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and ...

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the international "standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology , health management and clinical purposes". Its full official name is International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. [1]

The ICD is maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO), the directing and coordinating authority for health within the...

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Date: 2018-03-24 15:04:58

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Independent Payment Advisory Board - Wikipedia

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(July 2011)

Health economist Uwe Reinhardt thinks that given the "dubious style of campaign financing of which we all are victims now"and that an independent Medicare commission is the U.S.'s only hope to restrain Medicare spending. [23] Reinhardt criticized former chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health William Thomas' 1995 comment as emblematic...

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Date: 2018-03-09 17:58:11

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Pay-as-you-earn tax - Wikipedia

Withholding of income, Social Security and Medicare taxes is required in the United States. The plan was developed by Beardsley Ruml , Bernard Baruch , and Milton Friedman in 1942. The government forgave taxes due March 15, 1942 for year 1941, and started withholding from paychecks. Income tax withholding applies to Federal and state income taxes. In addition,...

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Date: 2018-03-16 23:03:15

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IRS tax forms - Wikipedia

Main article: Form 1040

Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is one of three forms (1040 [the "Long Form"], 1040A [the "Short Form"] and 1040EZ - see below for explanations of each) used for personal (individual) federal income tax returns filed with the IRS. The first Form 1040 was published for use for the tax years 1913, 1914, and 1915. For 1916, Form 1040 was converted to an annual...

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Date: 2018-03-18 11:40:19

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Certificate of medical necessity - Wikipedia

Generally, a certificate of medical necessity is a piece of paper required by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to substantiate the medical necessity of an item of durable medical...

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Date: 2018-03-07 12:44:06

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Hospital-acquired condition - Wikipedia

Description[ edit ]

A patient at a hospital can be infected or otherwise degraded by hospital conditions and/or personnel in ways that are sometimes diagnosed as a "complication." The US Medicare system designates some 1000+ ICD-9-CM diagnoses, out of over 14000 (as of 2009), as possible HACs. On February 8, 2006, the President signed the Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) of 2005. Section 5001(c) of...

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Date: 2018-03-09 14:43:20

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Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act - Wikipedia

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 55% of U.S. emergency care now goes uncompensated. [13] When medical bills go unpaid, health care providers must either shift the costs onto those who can pay or go uncompensated. In the first decade of EMTALA, such cost-shifting amounted to a hidden tax levied by providers. [14] For example, it has been estimated that this cost shifting amounted to $455 per individual or $1,186 per family in California each year. [14]

However, because of the recent influence of managed care...

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Date: 2018-03-14 00:28:06

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Durable medical equipment - Wikipedia

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) is any equipment that provides therapeutic benefits to a patient in need because of certain medical conditions and/or illnesses. Durable Medical Equipment (DME) consists of items which:

are primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose;

are not useful to a person in the absence of illness, disability, or injury;

are ordered or prescribed by a...

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Date: 2018-03-07 15:47:47

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Vermont health care reform - Wikipedia

Planning[ edit ]

In 2010, the State Legislature passed S 88 (which included provisions from Act 128), which enabled the state of Vermont to establish a commission to study different forms of health care delivery in the state. [2] Dr. William Hsiao , a Harvard University professor of economics who was an advisor during Taiwan 's transition to single-payer health care, [3] was enlisted to design...

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Date: 2018-03-14 00:31:13

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Car rental - Wikipedia

The Rental Car Center at George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Car rental companies operate by purchasing or leasing a number of fleet vehicles and renting them to their customers for a fee. Rental fleets can be structured in several ways - they can be owned outright (these are known as 'risk vehicles' because the car rental operator is taking a risk on how much the vehicle will be sold for when...

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Date: 2018-03-20 18:04:09

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Balance billing - Wikipedia

Canada[ edit ]

Throughout the 1970s in Canada , the country saw an increase in balance billing, which in Canada is normally called extra-billing. It was not permitted in Quebec or British Columbia , but had been encouraged in Ontario and Alberta , and tolerated in other provinces. The federal government estimated that by 1983, extra-billing across Canada totalled $100 million. The government...

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Date: 2018-03-09 14:43:15

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Hospital-acquired infection - Wikipedia

The most important and frequent mode of transmission of nosocomial infections is by direct contact.

Droplet transmission

Transmission occurs when droplets containing microbes from the infected person are propelled a short distance through the air and deposited on the patient's body; droplets are generated from the source person mainly by coughing, sneezing, and talking, and during the performance...

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Date: 2018-03-22 10:15:55

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Knee replacement - Wikipedia

X-ray of total knee replacement, anterior-posterior (front to back) view.

X-ray of total knee replacement, lateral (side) view.

The incision for knee replacement surgery

Knee replacement surgery is most commonly performed in people with advanced osteoarthritis and should be considered when conservative treatments have been exhausted. [4] Total knee replacement is also an option to correct...

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Date: 2018-03-13 14:44:47

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