Medicare-medicaid Administrative and Reimbursement Reform Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 1470 ....
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1977 - 638 pages
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Page 392 - Nothing in this title shall be construed to authorize any Federal officer or employee to exercise any supervision or control over the practice of medicine or the manner in which medical services are provided...
Page 441 - ... (2) changes the bed capacity of the facility with respect to which such expenditure is made, or (3) substantially changes the services of the facility with respect to which such expenditure is made.
Page 591 - Council on Wage and Price Stability, "The Rapid Rise of Hospital Costs...
Page 499 - I have been a member of the board of directors and of the executive committee of the American Meat Institute for many years.
Page 215 - Appropriations Committees, the Senate Finance Committee, and the House Ways and Means Committee; and all other congressional committees.
Page 210 - ... is a step in the right direction, but does not go far enough...
Page 436 - Dermatology, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American Academy of Neruology.
Page 168 - An allowance of a reasonable return on equity capital invested and used in the provision of patient care is allowable as an element of the reasonable cost of covered services furnished to beneficiaries by proprietary providers. The amount allowable on an annual basis is determined by applying to the provider's equity capital a percentage equal to one and one-half times the average of the rates of interest on special issues of public debt obligations issued to the Federal...
Page 251 - Chairman, if you have any questions I will be glad to try to answer them, or Mr.
Page 526 - Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American College of Anesthesiology.