Hospitals are eligible for increases in reimbursement based on quality indicators.
Look for efforts to allow the federal government to negotiate prices, medigap policy reform and glitches that are discovered that disadvantage individuals eligible for state-based supplemental programs as initial targets for reform.
8 percent of Medicare-only eligibles had diabetes, 25.
Both the dually eligible population and Medicare-only eligibles displayed statistically significant decreases in PCS and MCS scores between baseline and remeasurement (1999-2001) as shown in Table 2.
Figure 1 shows the mean Medicaid payments per dually and non-dually eligible
enrollees for FFY 2002.