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Medicare Part B Imaging Services:
Rapid Spending Growth and Shift to Physician Offices Indicate Need for CMS to Consider Additional Management Practices
Published: Jun 13, 2008. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 2008.
Medicare Advantage Organizations:
Actual Expenses and Profits Compared to Projections for 2005
Published: Jun 24, 2008. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 2008.
Long-standing Concerns about Inappropriate State Arrangements Support Need for Improved Federal Oversight
Published: Apr 3, 2008. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 2008.
Increased Spending Relative to Medicare Fee-for-Service May Not Always Reduce Beneficiary Out-of-Pocket Costs
Published: Feb 22, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2008.
Higher Spending Relative to Medicare Fee-for-Service May Not Ensure Lower Out-of-Pocket Costs for Beneficiaries
Published: Feb 28, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 28, 2008.
Medicare Physician Payment:
Care Coordination Programs Used in Demonstration Show Promise, but Wider Use of Payment Approach May Be Limited
Published: Feb 15, 2008. Publicly Released: Feb 15, 2008.
Key Components Provided by Programs in Four States
Published: Dec 14, 2007. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 2008.
State Children's Health Insurance Program:
Program Structure, Enrollment and Expenditure Experiences, and Outreach Approaches for States That Cover Adults
Published: Nov 26, 2007. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 2007.
End-Stage Renal Disease:
Characteristics of Kidney Transplant Recipients, Frequency of Transplant Failures, and Cost to Medicare
Published: Sep 28, 2007. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2007.
Medicare Inpatient Hospital Payments:
CMS Has Used External Data for New Technologies in Certain Instances and Medicare Remains Primary Data Source
Published: Sep 26, 2007. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 2007.