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Title
Medicare Home Health Initiative: current activities and future directions.
First Author
Mauser, Elizabeth
Date of Pub
1997 Spring
Pages
275-291
Volume
18
Issue
3
Other Authors
N/A
Abstract
This article describes the Medicare home health benefit and summarizes the growth and change in the use of the benefit and in the industry providing home health care. The article details the progress the Home Health Initiative has achieved in the key areas of quality assurance, administration and operations, and policy. It concludes with a discussion of future directions for reforming Medicare's home health benefit.
Abstract Continued
N/A
MeSH
Aged : Capitation Fee : Diagnosis-Related Groups : Health Care Reform : Health Care Surveys : Health Expenditures/statistics & numerical data/trends : Health Policy : Home Care Services/economics/statistics & numerical data/standards/utilization : Human : Medicare Part B/statistics & numerical data/standards/utilization : Patient Advocacy : Patient Care Planning : Prospective Payment System : Quality Assurance, Health Care : United States : United States Health Care Financing Administration
NTIS Number
PB98-110554