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Quality of care in the Medicare program

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee.

Quality of care in the Medicare program

hearing before the Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, April 4, 1989.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Medical care -- United States -- Quality control.,
    • Medicare.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G663 1989c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 309 p. :
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1813701M
      LC Control Number89603361

      Quality Highlights Section 2 • Responsibilities of all Providers • Access Standards • Cultural Competency Program and Plan • Member Rights and Responsibilities Section 3 • Quality Improvement Section 4 • Prior Authorization • Criteria for Utilization Management Determinations • Access to Care and Disease Management Programs.


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