Accession Number : ADA267421


Title :   Medicare: Millions in Potential Recoveries Not Being Sought by Maryland Contractor


Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC HUMAN RESOURCES DIV


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267421.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1991


Pagination or Media Count : 10


Abstract : Medicare, authorized by title XVIII of the Social Security Act, helps pay medical costs for about 33 million aged and disabled people. Medicare provides two forms of protection. Part A-hospital insurance-covers inpatient hospital services, home health services, and various other institutional services. Part B-supplementary insurance-covers physician, outpatient hospital, and other health services, such as diagnostic tests.


Descriptors :   *FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT , *CONTRACTORS , *MEDICAL SERVICES , *INSURANCE , MARYLAND , HEALTH , BENEFITS , TAXES , SOCIAL SECURITY , LAW ENFORCEMENT , HOSPITALS , PATIENTS , MEDICINE , FACILITIES , UNITED STATES


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE