HCFA


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HCFA

HCFA

abbr.
Health Care Financing Administration

HCFA

HCFA

Health Care Financing Administration, pronounced HICK-fah Managed Care The preferred term is now Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services–CMS, an agency of the US Dept of HHS that administers Medicare, the federal part of Medicaid and oversees Medicare's health financing; HCFA establishes standards for medical providers that require compliance to meet certification requirements. See CMS, JCAHO, Medicaid, Medicare.

HCFA

Abbreviation for Health Care Financing Administration.

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HCFA is also holding educational conferences throughout the country.
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Several HMOs had asked the HCFA to allow them to either increase the cost to consumers through co-payments and deductibles or reduce benefits.
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