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pasti about the Medicare Program Problems
MISCELLANEOUS Government Accounting Office in 10/29/80 found under-reimbursement
This should be probib
II until patient pays them.
ited by law as in norida,
Patients' notices, "This is
This kinders appeal.
Medicare booklet should
lot a Bill" fail to explain the
explain this, and also how
basis of reasonable charge deter
nipation and the data used to
make reference to Legal
compute the reasonable charge.
Services for help in filing
As part of"reasonable charge" Development of coding system is
tions and standards.
Sono doctors refuse to fill out Pt.
hote: about the Medicare Prora
office visite (3 types) and surgical Patients should ask dr. to
procedures usually miscoded.
prepare detailed, itemized
reasons for higher charges are stated bill showing any compli.
mix willbe affected disproportionately.
In N. J. 8 regions set initially States should be on guard
have been reduced to 3, combining for such changes. Congres-
carrier to remedy inap-