Preventive Health Services for Medicare Beneficiaries: Policy and Research Issues

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This Special Report analyzes policy and research issues raised in considering Medicare coverage of preventive services. OTA examines how decisions are currently made about coverage of specific preventive services under Medicare and lays out options for altering the process and criteria governing those decisions. The Special Report also reviews and critiques ongoing demonstration projects and summarizes the results of OTA studies of the costs and effectiveness of specific preventive services for the elderly.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 1990
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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This Special Report analyzes policy and research issues raised in considering Medicare coverage of preventive services. OTA examines how decisions are currently made about coverage of specific preventive services under Medicare and lays out options for altering the process and criteria governing those decisions. The Special Report also reviews and critiques ongoing demonstration projects and summarizes the results of OTA studies of the costs and effectiveness of specific preventive services for the elderly.

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41 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: Special Report
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9035
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 H 34/4
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  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39665
Resource Type: Report
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