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Applying the 2003 Beers Update to Elderly Medicare Enrollees in the Part D Program
According to findings reported in HAC-POA Policy Effects on Hospitals, Patients, and Other Payers, published in Volume 4, Issue 3 of the Medicare and Medicaid Research Review, the CMS Hospital-Acquired Conditions-Present on Admission (HAC-POA) pol
Elderly persons (aged 65 years and older) are at increased risk of complications from influenza, with the majority of influenza-related hospitalizations and deaths occurring among the elderly (Fiore et al., 2010).
Medicare Beneficiary Knowledge of the Part D Program and Its Relationship with Voluntary Enrollment
Section 4104 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act waives previous cost-sharing requirements for many Medicare-covered preventive services.
The Effects of Medicaid Policy Changes on Adults Service Use Patterns in Kentucky and Idaho
Volume 4, Issue 3 of the Medicare and Medicaid Research Review includes three articles describing the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) developed risk adjustment methodology under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).