As for preventable ED visits, the rate among the Medicare fee-for-service
patients was 15.
For example, plan sponsors will have to show that all of their advertising, marketing, and enrollment materials include model disclaimer language provided by the CMS that private fee-for-service
Medicare plans are not the same as traditional Medicare or Medigap and that not all providers will accept the plan.
Range of services: The fee-for-service
provider should offer a full range of commercial mortgage loan services and be committed to developing a solution for the client.
Providers are paid on a fee-for-service
basis and are not subject to utilization review
Between 1985 and 1998, HCFA's reimbursement rate for HMOs was set at 95 percent of the cost of serving an enrollee in Medicare's fee-for-service
Over 87 percent of the Medicare population receive their care in the fee-for-service
sector, and 13 percent are enrolled in Medicare managed care plans (Table 1 and Figure 1).
Studies have consistently shown that HMO patients are at least as satisfied with their care as patients receiving traditional fee-for-service
Under traditional fee-for-service
plans, patients can choose to see any doctor at anytime and pay them a fee directly for their service and wait to be reimbursed, as Kevin Holston did, usually for 80% of the cost.
For those on fee-for-service
plans, RAND found decreased service use and per-patient cost from 0% to 25% cost sharing (but no further decrease for more cost sharing).
Staff of the Ann Arbor CIL have also begun implementing an independent living-oriented, fee-for-service
"case management" program to enhance access to and effective use of health and rehabilitation services by people with disabilities.
The GHAA data predict that the number of people choosing HMOs could reach 50 million by the end of this year, including many consumers who will be switching from old-style fee-for-service
Most employees are familiar with fee-for-service
plans, the prevailing benefit offering for years.