Economic Problems Facing Hospitals Serving the Poor and Elderly: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, July 29, 1985
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1986 - Aged - 208 pages
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Page 110 - In severity was available In 1983 and none is yet available. o Third, hospitals in large metropolitan areas have higher average costs than those in smaller cities, and central city hospitals have higher average costs than suburban hospitals. These costs include differences such as increased security and social services departments. Teaching hospitals are heavily concentrated in the central cities of major metropolitan areas. Because the prospective payment system does not adjust for the higher costs...
Page 47 - NOTICE This statement is not available for public release until it is delivered at 10:00 am (EOT), Thursday, October 7, 1993.
Page 23 - Act ("Act") provides in relevant part that "[t]he Secretary shall provide for such exceptions and adjustments to the payment amounts [under PPS] ... as the Secretary deems appropriate to take into account the special needs of ... public or other hospitals that serve a significantly disproportionate number of patients who have low income or who are entitled to benefits under part A of this title....
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Page 3 - Secretary shall provide for such exceptions and adjustments to the payment amounts established under this subsection as the Secretary deems appropriate to take into account the special needs of regional and national referral centers (including those hospitals of 500 or more beds located in rural areas), and of public or other hospitals...
Page 20 - PFS was enacted, it directed that "the Secretary shall provide for such exceptions and adjustments to the payment amounts ... to take into account the special needs of ... public or other hospitals that serve a significantly disproportionate number of patients who have low income or are entitled to benefits under Part A of this title.
Page 11 - To report, from time to time, to the Committee on Finance and the Committee on Ways and Means, and, in its discretion, to the Senate or the House of Representatives, or both, the results of its investigations, together with such recommendations as it may deem advisable.
Page 74 - Mr. Chairman, I am pleased to testify before you today on behalf of the Office of Rail Public Counsel's request for an appropriation of $1,850,000 for fiscal year 1980.