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The Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration (MCCD) Didn't Work: Conclusion? That the Medical Home Will Work. by JaanS Medical Doctor ;301(6):603-618) on the federally funded Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration (MCCD). This involved... retirement community) serving fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare beneficiaries with one of several chronic...
Will competitive bidding work in Medicare? by Jason S. Patient Expert with me. Recently, Medicare began a competitive bidding process for durable medical equipment.  Is it working?  According... involves no commitment.” I still think competitive bidding in Medicare will work; the auctions...
About A Third Of the President's Reform Proposal is Devoted to Attacking Medicare Fraud: Will It Work? by JaanS Medical Doctor another, it could have been accused of having technically committed Medicare fraud. Not intentionally of course, but the intensity... of Medicare fraud. The DMCB recalls when the teaching hospitals got slammed, the Tenet imbroglio and HCA's...
Lab Companies are not Happy With the Proposed New Fees For Medicare Lab Work by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven , New Fees For Medicare Lab Work Technorati Tags: healthcare, Medicare, healthcare reform, labs... to increase their taxes to help pay for services performed for Medicare patients.  This is a team effort...
HHS Insurance Oversight Office Change Will Now Be Part of Medicare-Lot of Algorithm Work Over Here with Monitoring Insurance by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven This is probably a good move so closer attention can be paid and Medicare as we all know... into the federal Medicare agency, signaling a major organizational shift just months after the office was created...
Medicare announces they won't pay for complications - How the F*** is this going to work? by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor government has announced regulations such that Medicare and Medicaid programs will not pay hospitals..., more obese, more medical co-morbidities, etc.... Only a bureaucrat who's never worked in a hospital...
Good points here...can Medicare ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Good points here...can Medicare work for all?  BD There is a somewhat illogical argument being made against expanding Medicare to include all citizens and taxpayers in the U.S., which is that Social Security...
The Debate and Problems with Medicare Part D Continues… by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven ever work?  Again, this makes for profits for the insurance companies to administer.  As best as I can figure, this was a good option at the time it was initiated as Medicare may not have had the data...
Medicare SGR Formula To Cut Medicare Payments to Doctors, When Will Congress, CMS, HHS And A Few Others Learn How To Model and F by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven in there to do the query work for them so they can all start with the same numbers and not look like a bunch of spreadsheet carpet baggers.  You have to laugh when you think of Ryan and his Medicare voucher idea as look...
HHS Dumps 2.2% Cuts to Private Medicare Advantage Plans; However Due to Sequester Doctor Compensation from Medicare Drops 2% Tod by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Of course this is good news on the private Medicare plans as it would only stand to hurt... and you know what being I do this blog, I made sure I thanked her surgeon for still seeing Medicare patients...

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