Medicaid (51 - 60 of 83 items)
Costs Related Medicaid Reimbursements to Nursing Homes in the State of Kansas
103500: Sep 8, 1977
Controls and procedures used to reimburse nursing homes in Kansas for services provided patients under the Medicaid program were surveyed. The analysis focused on the State's method of establishing reimbursement rates, selected program providers' cost reports which the State used to establish these rates, and four providers' records in order to verify the propriety of selected costs included in th...
Functioning of the Maryland System for Reviewing the Use of Medical Services Under Medicaid
B-164031(3): Published: Dec 21, 1972. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Problems Found in Nursing Homes
089011: May 23, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Study of the Availability of Medical Services to Medicaid Recipients
089261: Jan 5, 1979
GAO conducted a study designed to determine where Medicaid recipients received their medical care and what problems, if any, were encountered in obtaining care. The review encompassed the cities of Denver, Colorado; Honolulu, Hawaii; Richmond, Virginia; Syracuse, New York; and various counties which provide a cross section of the level of care provided across the nation...
Improving Medicare and Medicaid Systems To Control Payments for Unnecessary Physicians' Services
HRD-83-16: Published: Feb 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1983.
GAO reviewed the Medicare and Medicaid programs to assess the mechanisms that paying agents under these programs are using to identify and prevent reimbursement to physicians and suppliers for medically unnecessary services and to recoup payments made for such services. The objectives of the review were to: (1) assess and compare the costs and benefits of the prepayment and postpayment utilization...
Preliminary Findings on Patient Characteristics and State Medicaid Expenditures for Nursing Home Care
IPE-82-4: Published: Jul 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO presented preliminary findings on State nursing home expenditures and the characteristics of patients in nursing homes. Congress is reviewing proposed changes in the inspection and certification procedures for nursing homes.Current inspection and certification procedures are designed to insure that nursing homes with Medicaid and Medicare residents meet...
Availability of Nurse-Midwife Services Under Federal Health Care Programs
HRD-82-79: Published: Jun 4, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the availability of the services of nurse-midwives under various Federal health care programs.GAO provided detailed information obtained in discussions with agency officials on the availability and use of nurse-midwives in these programs. Officials in each agency which GAO contacted generally supported the use of nurse-midwives. However, there i...
Information on Health Development Corporation
HRD-81-114: Published: Jun 26, 1981. Publicly Released: May 24, 1982.
GAO was asked for information relating to the Health Development Corporation (HDC). The objectives of the review were to determine whether community and migrant health centers were complying with certain legislative requirements and to assess the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) management and administrative practices relating to community and migrant health center programs.Because o...
Need To Establish Medicaid Standards for Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded
HRD-82-57: Published: Apr 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1982.
GAO reviewed the growth of small, community-based, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded (ICF/MR), primarily in New York State.In certain circumstances, states can temporarily waive compliance with federal ICF/MR standards and can certify for Medicaid reimbursement facilities which do not meet all of the standards. With few exceptions, ICF/MR having 15 clients or fewer initially c...
Reimbursement for National Health Service Corps Personnel
HRD-81-90: Published: Jun 4, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1981.
Local health clinics are responsible for reimbursing the Government for certain costs associated with health professionals assigned to them by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). GAO examined several aspects of the reimbursement issue. Specifically, GAO looked at the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) calculations of the amounts that the clinics were expected to reimburse, its pr...