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Financial Challenges and Considerations for Reform
Published: Apr 10, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 2003.


Observations on Program Sustainability and Strategies to Control Spending on Any Proposed Drug Benefit
Published: Apr 9, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 9, 2003.

Medicare Trust Funds Actuarial Estimates:

Efforts Have Been Made to Improve Internal Control over Projection Process but Some Weaknesses Remain
Published: Mar 4, 2003. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 2003.

Skilled Nursing Facilities:

Medicare Payments Exceed Costs for Most but Not All Facilities
Published: Dec 31, 2002. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 2002.

VA Health Care:

Expanded Eligibility Has Increased Outpatient Pharmacy Use and Expenditures
Published: Nov 8, 2002. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 2002.

Medicare Hospital Payments:

Refinements Needed to Better Account for Geographic Differences in Wages
Published: Sep 30, 2002. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2002.

Skilled Nursing Facilities:

Providers Have Responded to Medicare Payment System By Changing Practices
Published: Aug 23, 2002. Publicly Released: Aug 23, 2002.

Medicare Hospital and Physician Payments:

Geographic Cost Adjustments Important to Preserve Beneficiary Access to Services
Published: Jul 23, 2002. Publicly Released: Jul 23, 2002.


Challenges Remain in Setting Payments for Medical Equipment and Supplies and Covered Drugs
Published: Jun 12, 2002. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 2002.

Retired Coal Miners' Health Benefit Funds:

Financial Challenges Continue
Published: Apr 18, 2002. Publicly Released: May 20, 2002.