Health care costs (61 - 70 of 277 items)
Medicare Home Health: Payments to Most Freestanding Home Health Agencies More Than Cover Their Costs
GAO-04-359: Published: Feb 27, 2004. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 2004.
Medicare: Discrepancy in Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Methodology Leads to Inaccurate Beneficiary Copayments and Medicate Payments
GAO-04-103R: Published: Oct 6, 2003. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 2003.
Ambulance Services: Medicare Payments Can Be Better Targeted to Trips in Less Densely Populated Rural Areas
GAO-03-986: Published: Sep 19, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 2003.
Medicare: Modest Eligibility Expansion for Critical Access Hospital Program Should Be Considered
GAO-03-948: Published: Sep 19, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 2003.
Medicare Home Health Payment: Nonroutine Medical Supply Data Needed to Assess Payment Adjustments
GAO-03-878: Published: Aug 15, 2003. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 2003.
Medicare: Payment for Blood Clotting Factor Exceeds Providers' Acquisition Cost
GAO-03-184: Published: Jan 10, 2003. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 2003.
Skilled Nursing Facilities: Available Data Show Average Nursing Staff Time Changed Little after Medicare Payment Increase
GAO-03-176: Published: Nov 13, 2002. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 2002.
Medicare Hospital Payments: Refinements Needed to Better Account for Geographic Differences in Wages
GAO-02-963: Published: Sep 30, 2002. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 2002.
Medicare Home Health Agencies: Weaknesses in Federal and State Oversight Mask Potential Quality Issues
GAO-02-382: Published: Jul 19, 2002. Publicly Released: Jul 19, 2002.
Medicare: Recent CMS Reforms Address Carrier Scrutiny of Physicians' Claims for Payment
GAO-02-693: Published: May 28, 2002. Publicly Released: May 28, 2002.