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Medicare Physician Guide: A Resource for Residents, Practicing Physicians, and Other Health Care Professionals, 2009 (eBook)

Medicare Physician Guide: A Resource for Residents, Practicing Physicians, and Other Health Care Professionals, 2009 (eBook)
Title:
Medicare Physician Guide: A Resource for Residents, Practicing Physicians, and Other Health Care Professionals, 2009 (eBook)
Format:
USA Price: 
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Available from other retailers
GPO Stock Number:
999-000-55552-0

ISBN

9780160867026
Description

This guide is a general summary that explains certain aspects of the Medicare Program, but is not a legal document.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER ONE- INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDICARE PROGRAM ................ 6
CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES ............................................... 7
THE MEDICARE PROGRAM ...................................................................................... 8
Part A and Part B Enrollment Periods ...................................................................... 8
Part A – Hospital Insurance ..................................................................................... 9
Part B – Medical Insurance .................................................................................... 12
Part C – Medicare Advantage ................................................................................ 13
Part D – Prescription Drug Plan ............................................................................. 14
ORGANIZATIONS THAT IMPACT THE MEDICARE PROGRAM .............................. 15
CHAPTER TWO - BECOMING A MEDICARE PROVIDER OR SUPPLIER ..... 17
MEDICARE PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS ............................................................. 18
Part A Providers and Suppliers .............................................................................. 18
Part B Providers and Suppliers .............................................................................. 18
Physicians .............................................................................................................. 19
Interns and Residents ............................................................................................ 19
Teaching Physicians .............................................................................................. 20
Practitioners ........................................................................................................... 20
ENROLLING IN THE MEDICARE PROGRAM ........................................................... 20
National Provider Identifier ..................................................................................... 20
Medicare Enrollment Application ............................................................................ 21
Participating and Nonparticipating Providers and Suppliers ................................... 23
PRIVATE CONTRACTS WITH MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES ................................... 26
PROMOTING CULTURAL COMPETENCY IN YOUR PRACTICE ............................. 27
CHAPTER THREE - MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT ...................................... 29
MEDICARE CLAIMS .................................................................................................. 30
Exceptions to Mandatory Filing .............................................................................. 30
Electronic Claims ................................................................................................... 31
Electronic Media Claims Submissions ......

Product Details

USA Price:
$7.99
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Year/Pages:
2010, 162 pages
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