The Impact of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 on the Home Health Benefit

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Widespread concern about the rapid growth of Medicare spending in recent years initiated a legislative response that resulted in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. The effects of the BBA were far reaching and created shock waves throughout the health care industry. This study presents background information on the history of the Medicare home health benefit, enumerates specific provisions and goals of the BBA of 1997, examines how the BBA has changed the delivery of Medicare home health services, and proposes survival strategies for home health care providers.

Creator(s): Coker, Joseph E.
Creation Date: May 2000
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: May 2000
  • Digitized: July 10, 2007
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Widespread concern about the rapid growth of Medicare spending in recent years initiated a legislative response that resulted in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. The effects of the BBA were far reaching and created shock waves throughout the health care industry. This study presents background information on the history of the Medicare home health benefit, enumerates specific provisions and goals of the BBA of 1997, examines how the BBA has changed the delivery of Medicare home health services, and proposes survival strategies for home health care providers.

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Keyword(s): Medicare home health benefit | Balanced Budget Act of 1997 | home health care providers
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Holder: Coker, Joseph E.
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