Physicians' payment and their prescription of laboratory tests: the effects on clinical laboratory services of selected alternatives for paying physicians under the Medicare program

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This report discusses laboratory testing in light of physician payment methods under Medicare. The report focuses primarily on laboratory testing in the outpatient setting, assuming the impatient laboratory testing is covered by the DRG-based Prospective Payment System rates of Medicare.

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166 pages. Digitized from microfiche.

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Myers, Lois P.; Eisenberg, John M. & Pauly, Mark V. September 1985.

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  • Myers, Lois P. Health Program, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress
  • Eisenberg, John M. Health Program, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress
  • Pauly, Mark V. Health Program, Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress

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This report discusses laboratory testing in light of physician payment methods under Medicare. The report focuses primarily on laboratory testing in the outpatient setting, assuming the impatient laboratory testing is covered by the DRG-based Prospective Payment System rates of Medicare.

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166 pages.

Digitized from microfiche.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1001730906
  • SuDoc Number: Y 3.T 22/2:2 P 56/3
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Myers, Lois P.; Eisenberg, John M. & Pauly, Mark V. Physicians' payment and their prescription of laboratory tests: the effects on clinical laboratory services of selected alternatives for paying physicians under the Medicare program, report, September 1985; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97439/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.