H.R. 4935 and DVA's Medical Care Cost Recovery Program: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session, June 20, 1990
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Subcommittee on Hospitals and Health Care
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accounts activities additional administrative allow amount appropriation areas Assistant associated authority awards believe benefit billing and collection budget Category Chairman charges claims Committee concern continue contract copayments cost recovery coverage Department Department of Veterans develop Director disability dollars effective efforts employees encouraged established estimates expenses facilities fact field fiscal FTEE functions funds going health insurance hospitals identify improve incentives increase involved issue legislation MCCR means medical care cost medical centers million Office operations organization outpatient patient payments percent performance personnel present private sector problem procedures proposal questions receivable Recommendation recover regard reimbursement represent require response result Rowland of Georgia Secretary service-connected setting staff statement SUBCOMMITTEE Task Force Thank third party reimbursement treatment United VA's VAMC Veterans Affairs VHS&RA
Page 37 - Act to provide for improved programs for the elderly, and for other purposes. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2 lives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That (a) this Act may be cited as the "Older Americans 4 Act of 1978".
Page 123 - VFW note* the committee finding that "adding this indicator to the computerized data base would facilitate future mortality studies baaed on computerized records thereby increasing accuracy and decreasing costs...." The VFW believes such indexing should be carried out immediately. Mr. chairman, this concludes my statement. Once again I wish to express to you and the other members of this Committee the thanks of the Veterans of Foreign Wars for all you have done in working toward the resolution of...
Page 121 - Medical Care Cost Recovery Amendments of 1990." This legislation would provide for the recovery by the United States of the cost of medical care and services furnished for a nonser vice-connected disability and for other purposes. More specifically, the measure would permit VA to recover from health insurers the cost of care furnished to a service-connected veteran for treatment of a nonservice-connected disability. The VFW notes that the VA may now recover from crime victims...
Page 17 - Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I don't have any questions at this time. I...
Page 25 - Well, we have some additional questions that we will submit for the record, and Senator Weicker has some; Senator Bumpers has some, and perhaps several of the other Senators.
Page 63 - We would be glad to respond to any questions that you or any member of the Subcommittee may have.
Page 151 - If we can be of any further help, please feel free to call on us. Sincerely, ROSCOE E.
Page 105 - A field staff to ensure an effective collection program. The staff also will help develop needed legislation, and manage the fund. In addition, a fiscal quality assurance activity will be established at the VA Finance Center in Austin, Texas. This group will visit field stations to insure compliance with policy. Total resources requested by this Office for the Third-Party program are 18 FTEE and $1.4 million. — *" 9¡ Congre ¡st oaai Submission Assistant Secretary for Finante ana Pia ( Summary...
Page 134 - Ranking Minority Member of the Committee, S. 573 proposes to amend Section 629(a)(2), Title 38, USC extending the VA's authority to recover -- third party reimbursement — the cost of care provided to a service-connected veteran treated for a nonservice-connected disability. Mr. Chairman, the DAV is adamantly opposed to this measure. In our view, S. 573 contains the obvious theme of radically restructuring the veterans...