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Medicare: Change in Contingency Reserve Funding Held Down Increase in Part B Premium

HRD-88-40BR Published: Nov 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Jan 04, 1988.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) previous and current methods for computing Medicare Part B premiums for supplementary medical insurance covering physician and other health care services.

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