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2004-01-08 HEALTH CARE SPENDING REACHES $1.6 TRILLION IN 2002
2004-01-15 MEDICARE MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE BENEFICIARIES IN HILLSBOROUGH, PASCO COUNTIES, FLA.
2004-01-15 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN HERNANDO COUNTY, FLA.
2004-01-16 HIGHER PAYMENT RATES FOR MEDICARE HEALTH PLANS ANNOUNCED
2004-01-22 CMS ANNOUNCES THE STANDARD UNIQUE HEALTH IDENTIFIER FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR USE IN STANDARD TRANSACTIONS UNDER HIPAA
2004-01-22 ENHANCED SET OF QUALITY MEASURES NOW AVAILABLE AT MEDICARE'S EASIER-TO-USE NURSING HOME COMPARE
2004-01-22 CMS INCREASES PAYMENTS AND EXPANDS FLEXIBILITY FOR CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS IN RURAL AREAS
2004-01-22 AETNA EXPANDS POINT-OF-SERVICE MEDICARE MANAGED CARE PLAN TO ROCKLAND AND WESTCHESTER COUNTIES, N.Y.
2004-01-23 MEDICARE PROPOSES PAYMENT UPDATES AND POLICY CHANGES FOR LONG TERM CARE HOSPITALS FOR 2005 RATE YEAR
2004-01-28 CMS ANNOUNCES GUIDELINES FOR REPORTING HOSPITAL QUALITY DATA
2004-01-30 CMS ACCEPTS COMMENTS ON PROPOSED REGULATIONS VIA INTERNET FOR FIRST TIME
2004-02-05 MEDICARE REPORTS HIGH RESPONSE BY COMPANIES TO SPONSOR APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS
2004-02-11 2003 EXPECTED TO MARK FIRST SLOWDOWN IN HEALTH CARE COST GROWTH IN SIX YEARS
2004-02-11 MEDICARE REMINDS HOSPITALS OF DEADLINE FOR SPECIAL GEOGRAPHIC CLASSIFICATION APPEALS PROCEDURE
2004-02-20 CMS ANNOUNCES SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN NUMBERS OF HOSPITALS VOLUNTARILY REPORTING HOSPITAL QUALITY DATA
2004-02-26 CMS URGES STATES TO ADOPT DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS, AGENCY WILL MATCH STATE COSTS
2004-02-27 REVIEW SHOWS BENEFICIARIES IN MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS WILL SEE BETTER BENEFITS, LOWER COSTS
2004-03-05 HERB KUHN NAMED TO HEAD MEDICARE CENTER
2004-03-05 COMMUNITY LIFE IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA. APPROVED FOR HEALTH CARE PROGRAM FOR FRAIL ELDERLY
2004-03-18 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 60 IOWA COUNTIES
2004-03-19 CMS ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR EXCEPTIONS TO SPECIALTY HOSPITAL MORATORIUM
2004-03-25 CMS ISSUES INTERIM FINAL RULE ADDRESSING PHYSICIAN SELF-REFERRALS
2004-03-25 HHS GIVES SEAL OF APPROVAL TO MEDICARE DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS
2004-03-26 CMS ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY GROWTH ESTIMATES FOR MEDICARE ADVANTAGE FOR 2005
2004-03-31 CMS INCREASES PAYMENTS TO RURAL AND SMALL URBAN HOSPITALS
2004-04-06 MEDICARE ADDS TO LIST OF OUTPATIENT SERVICES ELIGIBLE FOR ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS
2004-04-06 CMS BEGINS TO AWARD $21.1 MILLION IN GRANTS TO SHIPS
2004-04-13 STATEMENT OF MARK B. MCCLELLAN, M.D., PH.D., ADMINISTRATOR, CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES
2004-04-14 CMS LAUNCHES “FISTULA FIRST” INITIATIVE TO IMPROVE CARE AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOR HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS
2004-04-17 MEDICARE MAKES DRUG CARD ENROLLMENT EASIER WITH AUTOENROLLMENT AND STANDARD FORM
2004-04-20 CMS TO INCREASE PAYMENTS TO HOSPITALS RECLASSIFIED UNDER MEDICARE REFORM LAW
2004-04-22 MEDICARE IMPLEMENTS NEW STEPS TO PREVENT DRUG CARD FRAUD
2004-04-23 CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS PERMITTED TO ESTABLISH PSYCHIATRIC AND REHABILITATION UNITS
2004-04-27 HHS WORKS TO EDUCATE SENIORS ABOUT SAVINGS FROM NEW DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS
2004-04-28 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVES ON POWER WHEELCHAIR COVERAGE AND PAYMENT POLICY
2004-04-28 MEDICARE TRIPLES CALL CENTER REPRESENTATIVES TO PROVIDE PERSONAL ASSISTANCE TO CALLERS
2004-04-29 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 2 EASTERN OHIO COUNTIES
2004-04-30 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES FINAL PAYMENT CHANGES FOR LONG-TERM CARE HOSPITALS FOR RATE YEAR 2005
2004-04-30 CMS ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN CRITERIA FOR CLASSIFYING INPATIENT REHABILITATION FACILITIES
2004-04-30 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN PARTS OF NEW YORK STATE AND PA.
2004-05-03 MEDICARE ADJUSTS NURING HOME PAYMENT RATES FOR PATIENTS WITH AIDS
2004-05-05 MEDICARE-APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARD DELIVERING DISCOUNTS
2004-05-10 CMS ANNOUNCES 2005 MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PAYMENT RATES AND NEW RESULTS ON BENEFICIARY SAVINGS FROM MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
2004-05-11 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN BALDWIN COUNTY, ALA.
2004-05-11 CMS PROPOSES FY 2005 PAYMENT INCREASES AND POLICY CHANGES FOR ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS
2004-05-12 CMS ADDS RESOURCES TO RESPOND TO RECORD NUMBERS OF CALLERS
2004-05-14 MEDICARE DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS CONTINUE TO DROP PRICES AND OFFER BETTER SAVINGS
2004-05-18 CMS, OIG PROTECTING DRUG CARD PROGRAM FROM FRAUD
2004-05-20 STATEMENT OF MARK B. MCCLELLAN, M.D., PH.D., ADMINISTRATOR, CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES
2004-05-19 $600 CREDIT AND DISCOUNTS COMBINE TO GIVE LOW-INCOME MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES SIGNIFICANT DISCOUNTS ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
2004-05-20 CMS ANNOUNCES JUMP IN NUMBER OF HOSPITALS REPORTING QUALITY OF CARE DATA
2004-05-24 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 2 NORTHERN N.C. COUNTIES
2004-05-24 MEDICARE-APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS PROVIDE MAIL-ORDER AND INTERNET SAVINGS
2004-05-24 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO INCLUDE BENEFICIARIES IN 2 CENTRAL N.Y. COUNTIES
2004-05-24 CMS EXPANDS MEDICARE INFORMATION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY TO PROVIDERS VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL
2004-05-27 CMS ISSUES NEW RULES FOR AUDIOLOGISTS IN MEDICAID
2004-05-27 MEDICARE ESTABLISHES ADVISORY GROUP ON EMERGENCY MEDICAL TREATMENT AND LABOR ACT RESPONSIBILITIES
2004-05-27 HHS ANNOUNCES NEW COLLABORATIVE ENROLLMENT INITIATIVE TO HELP LOW-INCOME MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES SIGN UP FOR DRUG DISCOUNT CAR
2004-05-28 MEDICARE-APPROVED PRESCRIPTION DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS SHOW SIGNIFICANT, SUSTAINED DISCOUNTS
2004-05-28 HHS ANNOUNCES GRANT TO HELP IMPLEMENT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS IN FAMILY PRACTICE MEDICINE
2004-05-28 CMS PROPOSES 2.5 PERCENT INCREASE IN MEDICARE HOME HEALTH PAYMENT RATES
2004-05-28 MEDICARE TO PAY FOR UNCLASSIFIED, FDA-APPROVED DRUGS ADMINISTERED IN OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENTS
2004-05-28 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 2 COUNTIES OUTSIDE NEW YORK CITY
2004-05-28 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 8 NORTHERN AND CENTRAL N.J. COUNTIES
2004-06-02 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN ST. PETERSBURG AND TAMPA, FLA.
2004-06-02 PHYSICIAN-OWNED MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES WITHIN ST. LOUIS, MO. METRO AREA
2004-06-02 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN FOUR WESTERN ILLINOIS COUNTIES
2004-06-03 NORIDIAN MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. SELECTED TO PROCESS AND PAY MEDICARE CLAIMS IN WASHINGTON STATE AND ALASKA
2004-06-04 MEDICARE ADDS TO LIST OF OUTPATIENT SERVICES ELIGIBLE FOR SPECIAL PAYMENT
2004-06-07 CMS AND NCI COLLABORATING TO BRING NEW DRUGS AND MORE EFFECTIVE TREATMENT TO CANCER PATIENTS
2004-06-08 BIG SAVINGS AVAILABLE ON GENERIC DRUGS THROUGH MEDICARE-APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS
2004-06-15 MEDICARE PROPOSES EXPANDED COVERAGE AND NEW STUDIES OF FDG-PET FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
2004-06-18 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 3 SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI COUNTIES
2004-06-22 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS AND UTICA, N.Y.
2004-06-23 MANY MEDICARE DISCOUNT CARDS OFFER BIG SAVINGS
2004-06-30 MEDICARE BOOSTS PAYMENTS FOR AMBULANCE SERVICES
2004-06-30 MEDICARE TAKES FURTHER STEPS TO PROMOTE THE USE OF HIPAA STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC CLAIMS
2004-06-30 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN FAIRFIELD, HARTFORD AND NEW HAVEN COUNTIES IN CONN.
2004-07-01 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA
2004-07-07 CMS APPROVES PENNSYLVANIA PLAN TO HELP PEOPLE LEAVE INSTITUTIONS IN FAVOR OF COMMUNITY LIFE
2004-07-07 HHS ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO STATES TO TELL LOW-INCOME BENEFICIARIES ABOUT 2006 DRUG BENEFIT
2004-07-13 MEDICARE DRUG CARDS PROVIDE SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS NOW FOR BENEFICIARIES WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS
2004-07-15 ENHANCED MEDICARE WEBSITE AND 800 NUMBER MAKE IT FASTER TO START SAVING WITH MEDICARE-APPROVED DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS
2004-05-18 CMS ANNOUNCES PILOT PROJECT TO DETERMINE EFFECTIVENESS OF HOSPITAL COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS
2004-07-19 BENEFITS UNDER MEDICARE DRUG CARD WON'T AFFECT MEDICAID OR OTHER FEDERAL BENEFITS
2004-07-20 CMS APPROVES OHIO MEDICAID PLAN TO ENHANCE CARE AND PREVENT COMPLICATIONS FOR THOSE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESSES
2004-07-20 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN SAN JUAN AND 29 OTHER MUNICIPALITIES IN PUERTO RICO
2004-07-21 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE CARE AND PROVIDE NEW SERVICES THROUGH HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
2004-07-22 CMS IMPLEMENTS $1 BILLION PROGRAM TO HELP HOSPITALS, OTHERS RECOUP UNPAID EMERGENCY ROOM COSTS
2004-07-22 HHS APPROVES WEST VIRGINIA PLAN TO HELP ELDERLY AND DISABLED INDIVIDUALS REMAIN IN THEIR COMMUNITIES
2004-07-23 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN CLARK COUNTY, OHIO
2004-07-23 CMS ANNOUNCES PILOT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE SAFETY AND QUALITY OF CARE IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
2004-07-26 HHS PROPOSES NEW RULES TO DELIVER BETTER BENEFITS AND SAVINGS ON DRUGS FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES
2004-07-27 MEDICARE PROPOSES PAYMENT RULE TO PROVIDE NEW PREVENTIVE BENEFITS AND RAISE PHYSICIAN PAYMENTS FOR 2005
2004-07-28 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN POLK COUNTY, FLA.
2004-07-29 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES PAY INCREASE FOR INPATIENT REHABILITATION FACILITIES
2004-07-29 MEDICARE INCREASES NURSING HOME PAYMENT RATES
2004-07-30 MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG CARD ENROLLMENT SURPASSES 4 MILLION MARK:
2004-07-30 STATEMENT OF MARK B. MCCLELLAN, M.D., PH.D. ADMINISTRATOR, CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES ON
2004-07-30 MEDICARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MORE BENEFICIARIES IN EIGHT STATES
2004-08-03 CMS ANNOUNCES FY 2005 PAYMENT INCREASES AND POLICY CHANGES TO IMPROVE QUALITY AND ACCESS FOR ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS
2004-08-09 MEDICARE PROPOSES PAYMENT RATES AND POLICY CHANGES FOR HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT SERVICES
2004-08-11 CMS APPROVES NORTH DAKOTA PLAN TO ALLOW DISABLED TO RETURN TO WORK AND KEEP MEDICAID
2004-07-30 CMS TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS STANDARDS FOR WHICH DRUGS MEDICARE WILL COVER BEGINNING IN 2006
2004-08-12 HHS APPROVES CALIFORNIA PLAN TO CONTINUE PROGRAM ALLOWING ELDERLY TO RECEIVE SELF DIRECTED HOME CARE
2004-08-13 CMS LAUNCHES COUNCIL TO IMPROVE TIMELY ACCESS TO NEW MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES
2004-08-13 MEDICARE EXPANDS DRUGS AVAILABLE UNDER PROGRAM TO HELP BENEFICIARIES WITH SEVERE ILLNESSES
2004-08-16 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN THE BRONX, N.Y.
2004-08-17 CMS ANNOUNCES GRANT TO CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX TRIBE TO DEVELOP NURSING HOME
2004-08-17 CMS ENCOURAGES STATES TO GIVE MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES MORE CONTROL OVER THE LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES THEY RECEIVE
2004-08-19 STATEMENT OF MARK B. MCCLELLAN M.D. PH.D., ADMINISTRATOR CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, ON US PHARMACOPEIA’S DRAFT
2004-08-20 MEDICARE TO BEGIN PAYING FOR LIVER TRANSPLANTS AT METHODIST DALLAS MEDICAL CENTER
2004-08-26 CMS PROJECTS 2.9 PERCENT INCREASE IN MEDICARE RURAL HOSPICE PROVIDER PAYMENT RATES
2004-08-27 CMS STRENGTHENS EFFORTS TO REDUCE FRAUD AND ABUSE IN MEDICARE, MEDICAID
2004-08-30 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 4 COUNTIES IN TALLAHASSEE, FLA. AREA
2004-09-01 MEDICARE PLAN OFFERED TO BENEFICIARIES IN SIX STATES
2004-09-01 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES ITS INTENTION TO COVER CAROTID ARTERY STENTING IN FDA REQUIRED POST-APPROVAL STUDIES
2004-09-02 MEDICARE LOOKS FOR WAYS TO BOOST QUALITY CARE COMMENTS SOUGHT ON NEW PLAN FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ORGANIZATONS
2004-09-02 NEARLY ALL ELIGIBLE HOSPITALS ARE REPORTING QUALITY OF CARE DATA
2004-09-07 MEDICARE PLAN OFFERED TO BENEFICIARIES IN IOWA, NEBRASKA, SOUTH DAKOTA, WISCONSIN
2004-09-07 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN SYRACUSE, BINGHAMTON, ELMIRA AND OSWEGO, N.Y.
2004-09-08 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FLA.
2004-09-09 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN TUCSON AND 2 ARIZONA COUNTIES
2004-09-10 MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES BEGIN RECEIVING SAVINGS ON DRUG COVERAGE FOR SERIOUS DISEASES
2004-09-13 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN PART OF NEVADA COUNTY IN CALIFORNIA
2004-09-14 CERTAIN MILITARY BENEFICIARIES MAY NOT HAVE TO PAY LATE ENROLLMENT SURCHARGE FOR MEDICARE PART B PREMIUMS
2004-09-14 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN ULSTER COUNTY IN NEW YORK STATE
2004-09-15 MEDICARE POSTS COVERAGE DECISION TO EXPAND COVERAGE OF PET SCANS FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
2004-09-15 CMS AND JCAHO MAKE IT EASIER FOR CONSUMERS TO ASSESS HOSPITAL QUALITY
2004-09-23 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES NEW WAYS TO HELP LOW-INCOME BENEFICIARIES GET BIG SAVINGS USING MEDICARE DRUG DISCOUNT CARDS
2004-09-24 MEDICARE APPOINTS ADVISORY PANEL FOR NEW DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS
2004-09-24 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES THROUGHOUT PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA
2004-09-24 MEDICARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MORE BENEFICIARIES IN MICHIGAN, N. CAROLINA, UTAH
2004-09-28 DRAFT MEDICARE PLAN TO COVER IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATORS EXPECTED TO SAVE THOUSANDS OF LIVES; PUBLIC COMMENTS SOUGHT
2004-09-30 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN BOULDER COUNTY, COLO
2004-09-30 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN MONTGOMERY AND 5 ALABAMA COUNTIES
2004-09-30 MEDICARE PROPOSES EXPANDED INSULIN PUMP USE
2004-10-01 CMS ANNOUNCES DEMONSTRATION PROJECT FOR BENEFICIARIES WITH HIGH MEDICAL COSTS
2004-10-07 PRESS RELEASE: NEW CMS CODING CHANGES WILL HELP BENEFICIARIES
2004-10-07 CMS ANNOUNCES $246,829 GRANT TO HELP REDUCE STAFF TURNOVER AT LOUISVILLE, KY. NURSING HOME
2004-10-07 CMS ANNOUNCES $24,683 GRANT TO HOPE WORLDWIDE IN PHILADELPHIA, PA.
2004-10-07 CMS ANNOUNCES $24,683 GRANT TO SICKLE CELL DISEASE TREATMENT CENTER AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS
2004-10-12 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES COVERAGE OF CAROTID ARTERY STENTING IN FDA POST-APPROVAL STUDIES
2004-10-13 CMS DISTRIBUTES $2.5 MILLION FOR LONG TERM CARE COUNSELING
2004-10-15 CMS ANNOUNCES 2.3 PERCENT INCREASE IN MEDICARE HOME HEALTH PAYMENT RATES
2004-10-18 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO BENEFICIARIES IN BATON ROUGE AND THREE LOUISIANA PARISHES
2004-10-18 CMS ANNOUNCES RESEARCH GRANTS TO FOUR UNIVERSITIES TO HELP REDUCE HEALTH DISPARITIES AMONG MINORITIES
2004-10-18 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN NEWPORT COUNTY, R.I.
2004-10-18 MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES WILL SOON BE ABLE TO RESOLVE MEDICARE APPEALS FASTER
2004-10-20 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS
2004-10-22 CMS, IHS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL MEDICARE DRUG CARD FOR AMERICAN INDIANS, ALASKA NATIVES
2004-11-01 MEDICARE LAUNCHES EFFORTS TO IMPROVE CARE FOR CANCER PATIENTS
2004-11-03 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES NEW PREVENTIVE BENEFITS AND PHYSICIAN PAYMENT INCREASES IN FINAL PHYISICIAN PAYMENT RULE FOR 2005
2004-11-03 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES PAYMENT RATES AND POLICY CHANGES FOR HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT SERVICES
2004-11-03 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES NEW PAYMENT SYSTEM FOR INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITIES
2004-11-03 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN SAN FRANCISCO AND PARTS OF 2 COUNTIES
2004-11-08 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN MEMPHIS AND THREE TENN. COUNTIES
2004-11-08 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN SPOKANE COUNTY, WASH.
2004-11-08 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA
2004-11-10 CMS IDENTIFIES SITES FOR MEDICARE DEMONSTRATION TO EXPAND COVERAGE OF CHIROPRACTIC SERVICES
2004-11-12 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN SAN JUAN AND 50 OTHER MUNICIPALITIES IN PUERTO RICO
2004-11-15 NEW MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES ON STATEN ISLAND IN NEW YORK CITY
2004-11-16 CMS SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON STANDARDIZED QUALITY MEASURES
2004-11-16 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN ALL MUNICIPALITIES IN PUERTO RICO
2004-11-16 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN HOWARD COUNTY IN BALTIMORE AREA
2004-11-16 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 2 SUBURBAN PHILADELPHIA COUNTIES
2004-11-18 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN CHICAGO AND ILLINOIS SUBURBS
2004-12-03 NEW CMS STUDY SHOWS MEDICARE, MEDICAID PAID FOR MORE THAN HALF OF ALL SENIOR HEALTH CARE
2004-12-03 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN NASHVILLE AND 4 TENNESSEE COUNTIES
2004-12-06 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 12 NORTHEN MINNESOTA COUNTIES
2004-12-06 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN SALT LAKE CITY AND 7 UTAH COUNTIES
2004-12-10 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN VENTURA COUNTY, CALIF.
2004-12-13 CMS ANNOUNCES IMPROVED EFFORTS TO REDUCE MEDICARE PAYMENT ERROR RATES
2004-12-14 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 3 N.J. COUNTIES
2004-12-14 CMS ANNOUNCES DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS TO REDUCE DISPARITIES IN CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT
2004-12-15 MEDICARE OPENS NATIONAL COVERAGE DETERMINATION TO MAKE SURE BENEFICIARES WHO NEED WHEELCHAIRS GET THEM
2004-12-16 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 5 COUNTIES IN KANSAS CITY METRO AREA
2004-12-17 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN AUSTIN, CORPUS CHRISTI, HOUSTON, SAN ANTONIO IN TEXAS
2004-12-17 MEDICARE MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED IN 12 LOUISIANA PARISHES INCLUDING CITIES OF NEW ORLEANS, BATON ROUGE
2004-12-17 MEDICARE ANNOUNCES EXPANDED COVERAGE FOR CAROTID ARTERY STENTING, ABARELIX, INSULIN PUMPS, AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELL TRANSPLANS
2004-12-21 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN CINCINNATI, OHIO AND EIGHT COUNTIES IN OHIO, KY.
2004-12-21 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN 5 COUNTIES IN LOUISVILLE, KY. AREA
2004-12-21 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN MANATEE COUNTY, FLA.
2004-12-21 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN MONTGOMERY, 2 OTHER ALA. COUNTIES
2004-12-22 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN MARTIN, ST. LUCIE COUNTIES IN FLORIDA
2004-12-28 MEDICARE MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE ALL BENEFICIARIES IN ALAMEDA COUNTY IN CALIFORNIA
2004-12-28 MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED TO MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN MARICOPA COUNTY, ARIZONA, INCLUDING CITY OF PHOENIX
2005-11-02 CMS ANNOUNCES PAYMENT UPDATE AND POLICY CHANGES FOR MEDICARE PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE
2004-10-28 MANAGED CARE PLAN EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES IN SEVEN COUNTIES IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS
2004-12-21 MEDICARE MANAGED CARE PLAN OFFERED IN TWO GEORGIA COUNTIES INCLUDING CITY OF ATLANTA
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