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 210 - ... is a step in the right direction, but does not go far enough...
Page 509 - I have been a member of the board of directors, and of the executive committee of the American Meat Institute for many years.
Page 496 - but only with respect to" (1) surgery related to the jaw or any contiguous structure or (2) reduction (that is, the alignment) of fractures of the jaw or any facial bone.
Page 215 - Appropriations Committees, the Senate Finance Committee, and the House Ways and Means Committee; and all other congressional committees.
Page 446 - Dermatology, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American Academy of Neruology.
Page 305 - ... of individuals who are not described in clause (A) and who do not meet the income and resources requirements of the appropriate State plan, or the supplemental security income program under title XVI, as the case may be, as determined in accordance with standards prescribed by the Secretary...
Page 251 - Chairman, if you have any questions I will be glad to try to answer them, or Mr.
Page 364 - Act, as amended, is amended — (1) by striking out the period at the end of "paragraph (5)" and inserting in lieu thereof "; and...
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...