Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement
A look at the Medicare and Medicaid programs and the government agencies that oversee them.
# 124382 | 500 words | 12 sources | APA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (Government Agencies) , Political Science (U.S.) , Medical and Health (Public Health Issues) , Political Science (Social Security and Welfare)
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This paper discusses Medicare and Medicaid and some differences between the two programs, as well as components that affect reimbursement and government agencies that have oversight over the programs.
From the Paper:"The Medicare and Medicaid programs were created in ... by Congress which gave the responsibility for managing Medicare to the Social Security Administration and the responsibility for operating Medicaid to the states, subject to federal oversight. In Secretary of Health Education and Welfare, Joseph A Califano Jr. created the Health Care Financing Administration or HCFA which was tasked to manage Medicare and Medicaid. Over the following years, however, Congress assigned the agency many additional responsibilities without providing the funds for..."
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