Medicare beneficiary

Medicare beneficiary

A person entitled to Medicare benefits according to the Social Security Administration.
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In the final chapters, the book reveals how the “Medicare Advantage Medical Savings Account” will emerge as the Medicare beneficiary preferred health plan because it restores the ability to choose any doctor, go to any hospital and gives the Medicare beneficiary the ability to choose how healthcare will be delivered to them with a zero plan premium.
Changes to the Specific Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) benefit in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 also contributed to HCFA's drive to become a consumer-focused organization.
introduced in late May the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Relief Act of 1999, which would require the Department of Health and Human Services to automatically enroll eligible Medicare recipients in the subsidy program.
Allow physicians to negotiate higher charges privately with low-income "dually eligible" and Qualified Medicare Beneficiary recipients.
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THE QUALIFIED MEDICARE BENEFICIARY PROGRAM
The study, fourth in a series of publications analyzing the impact of the cap, is titled A Budget and Policy Evaluation of the $1500 Medicare Beneficiary Coverage Limit for Rehabilitation Care Services in the 1997 Balanced Budget Act.
Essentially, the system works like this: For each Medicare beneficiary they treat.
Next year, in a significant expansion of the Maximum Allowable Actual Charge (MAAC) concept, Medicare will phase in an absolute ceiling on the amount a nonparticipating physician can charge a Medicare beneficiary on an unassigned claim.

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