Medicare Handbook, 2012 Edition
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Medicare Handbook, 2012 Edition

by Judith A. Stein, Chiplin
     
 

To provide effective service in helping clients understand how they are

going to be affected by health care reform and how to obtain coverage,

pursue an appeal, or plan for long-term care or retirement, you need the

latest Medicare guidelines from a source you can trust - the 2012

Edition of Medicare

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Overview

To provide effective service in helping clients understand how they are

going to be affected by health care reform and how to obtain coverage,

pursue an appeal, or plan for long-term care or retirement, you need the

latest Medicare guidelines from a source you can trust - the 2012

Edition of Medicare Handbook.

Prepared by experts from the Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.,

Medicare Handbook covers the issues you need to provide

effective planning advice or advocacy services, including:

Medicare eligibility and enrollment

Medicare-covered services, deductibles, and co-payments

Co-insurance, premiums, and penalties

Federal coordinated care issues

Grievance and appeals procedures

Face-to-face encounter requirements for home health and hospice care

Medicare Handbook also provides you with coverage rules

for:

Obtaining Medicare-covered services

Prescription drug benefit and the Low-Income Subsidy (LIS)

The Medicare Advantage Program

Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Preventive services

Appealing coverage denials

and an understanding of:

The Medicare Secondary Payer Program (MSP)

The Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies

(DMEPOS) Competitive Acquisition Program

Income-related premiums for Parts B and D

The 2012 Medicare Handbook provides important information

about the relationship of private insurance to the Medicare program.

Other changes discussed include:

Hospital notices

Current physical, speech, and occupational therapy payment caps

Payments to, and reliance upon, managed care plans (Medicare Advantage)

Protections for individual

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735509184
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
12/13/2011
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.10(d)

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