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Medicare and the hospitals

Herman Miles Somers

Medicare and the hospitals

issues and prospects

by Herman Miles Somers

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- United States.,
    • Hospitals -- United States.,
    • Medicare.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statement[by] Herman Miles Somers [and] Anne Ramsay Somers.
      SeriesStudies in social economics
      ContributionsSomers, Anne Ramsay, joint author., Brookings Institution.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA412.5.U6 S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 303 p.
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5548759M
      LC Control Number67027684

      Graduate medical education (GME) is a core mission for over 1, hospitals and all medical schools in the United States, educating doctors who set world-renowned standards for medical excellence. 1 – 3 Currently, Medicare supports teaching hospitals with $ billion per year for their GME, while Medicaid funds over $2 billion and the Department of Defense, the Veterans Cited by:   50 Years Ago, Medicare Helped To Desegregate Hospitals The law creating a national health insurance program for older Americans was signed in .

      Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) Coverage Medicare Part A will pay for most of the costs of your hospital stay, after you pay the Part A deductible. Medicare Part A is also called "hospital insurance," and it covers most of the cost of care when you are at a hospital or skilled nursing facility as an inpatient. If you live in Puerto Rico you will not receive Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance automatically. You will need to sign up for it during your initial enrollment period, or you will pay a penalty. To sign up, please call our toll-free number at (TTY .

      They demanded an end to federal subsidization of discrimination in the form of Medicare payments to hospitals that embraced the "separate but equal" creed that shaped American life during the Jim Crow era. Faced with this pressure, the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations tried to play a cautious chess game, but that game led to perhaps the Cited by: 3. A federal government website managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD GIVES US YOUR FEEDBACK


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