Health Planning and Resources Development Amendments of 1978: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 10460 ...

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Page 1516 - Act of 1968." (b) AMENDMENT OF 1954 CODE. — Except as otherwise expressly provided, whenever in this Act an amendment or repeal is expressed in terms of an amendment to, or repeal of, a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.
Page 1055 - The achievement of equal access to quality health care at a reasonable cost is a priority of the Federal Government.
Page 1232 - A majority (but not more than 60 per centum of the members) shall be residents of the health service area served by the entity who are consumers of health care...
Page 983 - LEGAL STRUCTURE. — A health systems agency for a health service area shall be — (A) a nonprofit private corporation (or similar legal mechanism such as a public benefit corporation) which is incorporated in the State in which the largest part of the population of the health service area resides, which is not a subsidiary of, or otherwise controlled by, any other private or public corporation or other legal entity, and which only engages in health planning and development functions; (B) a public...
Page 1225 - If a lawyer is both counsel and witness, he becomes more easily impeachable for interest and thus may be a less effective witness. Conversely, the opposing counsel may be handicapped in challenging the credibility of the lawyer when the lawyer also appears as an advocate in the case. An advocate who becomes a witness is in the unseemly and ineffective position of arguing his own credibility. The roles of an advocate and of a witness are inconsistent; the function of an advocate is to advance or argue...
Page 1107 - Sec. 1502. The Congress finds that the following deserve priority consideration in the formulation of national health planning goals and in the development and operation of Federal, State, and area health planning and resources development programs: (1) The provision of primary care services for medically underserved populations, especially those which are located in rural or economically depressed areas.
Page 1166 - home health service" is that component of comprehensive health care whereby services are provided to individuals and families in their places of residence for the purpose of promoting, maintaining, or restoring health, or minimizing the effects of illness and disability. Services appropriate to the needs of the individual patient and family are planned, coordinated and made available by an...
Page 948 - ... will assure that quality health services will be available and accessible in a manner which assures continuity of care, at reasonable cost, for all residents of the area...
Page 1168 - These programs must have the authority to approve or disapprove "new institutional health services proposed to be offered or developed within the State." Section 1523 of PL 93-641" states: Such programs shall provide for review and determination of need prior to the time such services, facilities and organizations are offered or developed or substantial expenditures are undertaken in preparation for such offering or development, and provide that only those services, facilities, and organizations...
Page 962 - Agency shall (except to the extent approved by the Secretary) follow procedures, and apply criteria, developed and published by the State Agency in accordance with regulations of the Secretary. Procedures and criteria for reviews by health systems agencies and State Agencies may vary according to the purpose for which a particular review is being conducted or the type of health services being reviewed.

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