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Medicare: use of specialty hospitals, 1985
United States. Health Care Financing Administration. Office of Research and Demonstrations
by Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Administration, Office of Research and Demonstrations in Baltimore, Maryland?]
Written in English
At head of title: Research brief no. 87-2.
|Other titles||Use of specialty hospitals, 1985.|
|Series||Health care financing research brief -- no. 87-2., Health care financing research brief -- no. 87-2.|
|LC Classifications||RA412.3 .H4286 no.87-2|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||20 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||20|
A new study published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University assesses the numerous problems with Medicare’s price calculations and looks at how they affect prices in commercial insurance policies. The study proposes an arrangement of competitive bidding on bundles of services as a promising alternative to Medicare’s price-fixing regime. Different specialty/subspecialty within the same group: This area causes the most confusion. For Medicare patients, you can use the National Provider Identifier (NPI) registry to see what specialty the physician’s taxonomy is registered under. For payers, this usually is determined by the way the provider was credentialed.
Occasionally two physicians in the same group with the same specialty (but different subspecialties) see the patient on the same day. Medicare does not recognize subspecialties on front-end claims processing. The physician may use Modifier 25 if . These specialty hospitals often are partially owned by admitting physicians in the area. The justification for these types of hospitals was that by specializing in a limited number of conditions.
In specialty hospitals, the single largest payer for behavioral health treatment (“other state and local” government sources) continued to fund more than half of all spending in specialty hospitals—53% in and 52% in the specialty of the physician, is adjusted to account for geographic differences in costs and other factors before the payment is made to a particular provider. For more information on the conversion factor, see “Estimated Sustainable Growth Rate and Conversion Factor for Medicare Payments to Physicians in ,” Centers for Medicare.
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The utilization of Medicare specialty hospital services, 1985 book area of residence, is shown for the year in Table 3. Among the U.S. census regions, specialty hospital discharges as a percent of all inpatient hospital discharges ranged from a low of percent in the North Central region to percent in the Northeast by: 1.
Information is provided on the use and cost of inpatient services for Medicare beneficiaries Medicare: use of specialty hospitals from participating specialty hospitals during Specialty hospitals include: psychiatric, general long-term, rehabilitation, children's, alcohol and drug, and Christian Science sanatoriums.
Specialty units of short-stay hospitals are not included in the specialty hospital data presented in this article. The utilization of Medicare specialty hospital services, by area of residence, is shown for the year in Table 3. Among the U.S. census regions, specialty hospital discharges as a percent of all inpatient hospital discharges ranged from a low of percent in the North Central region to percent in the Northeast region.
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