GAO’s reports and testimonies give Congress, federal agencies, and the public timely, fact-based, non-partisan information that can improve government operations and save taxpayers billions of dollars.
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Medicare pays for assistant-atsurgery services under both the hospital inpatient prospective payment system and the physician fee schedule. Payments under the physician fee schedule are limited to a few health professions.
GAO presented a listing and selected summaries of reports and testimonies issued in March and April 1995 and a listing of reports issued in May 1993 through April 1995 relating to such issues as: (1) health care reform; (2) Medicare and Medicaid; (3) elementary and secondary education; (4) training and...