Health Care Reform: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session

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Page 378 - I would like to thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today. I would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Page 146 - First, the private interest that will be affected by the official action; second, the risk of an erroneous deprivation of such interest through the procedures used, and the probable value, if any, of additional or substitute procedural safeguards; and finally, the Government's interest, including the function involved and the fiscal and administrative burdens that the additional or substitute procedural requirement would entail.
Page 156 - ... intended to secure the individual from the arbitrary exercise of the powers of government, unrestrained by the established principles of private rights and distributive justice.
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Page 156 - our cases have recognized that the Due Process Clauses generally confer no affirmative right to governmental aid, even where such aid may be necessary to secure life, liberty, or property interests of which the government itself may not deprive the individual.
Page 194 - This adjustment is provided in light of doubts . . . about the ability of the DRG case classification system to account fully for factors such as severity of illness of patients requiring the specialized services and treatment programs provided by teaching institutions and the additional costs associated with the teaching of residents . . . the adjustment for indirect medical education costs is only a proxy to account for a number of factors which may legitimately increase costs in teaching hospitals...
Page 157 - Every human being of adult years and sound mind has the right to determine what shall be done with his own body . 58 "• See, eg, Daniels v.
Page 146 - ... termination of aid pending resolution of a controversy over eligibility may deprive an eligible recipient of the very means by which to live while he waits.
Page 192 - Altman noted how many adjustments had been added to the PPS over the years to achieve payment equity. ProPAC's preliminary analysis of graduate medical education costs found significant positive relationships between per resident costs and hospital size; its share of full-time equivalent residents in the outpatient setting; its share of costs related to faculty physicians' salaries; geographic region; location in a metropolitan statistical area; and area wages. The AAMC believes that since the HSA...

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