June 19, 2000
Medicare:The managed care program isn't working the way Congress intended. Congress:Legislators begin their effort to curb medical errors. Reimbursement:HCFA corrects the way it calculates annual changes to physician payments. Bureaucracy:Do the dead really need Medicare? Legislation: Stark's newest idea: Eliminate the freebies doctors get from drug companies. Data Watch: Adding up the pain and suffering from managed care.