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Medicare and Medicaid catastrophic protection hearings before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session on H.R. 2470 and H.R. 2485 ... May 21, 27, 28, and June 2, 1987. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Insurance, Catastrophic health -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Insurance, Long-term care -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Insurance, Pharmaceutical services -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Medicare -- Law and legislation

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E553 1987o
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 605 p. :
Number of Pages605
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2149187M
LC Control Number88601889

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People Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid MEDICARE-MEDICAID COORDINATION OFFICE Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services FACT SHEET – MARCH FIGURE 1 Full vs. Partial Benefit 5 Full-benefit dually eligible individuals are Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for the full package of Medicaid benefits. Discover the best Medicaid & Medicare in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. If you qualify for both, Medicaid will pay for most Medicare Part A and B premiums, deductibles, and copayments. The information below provides the basics of each program. Medicare. Who is Eligible: Medicare covers almost everyone 65 or older, certain people on Social Security disability, and some people with permanent kidney failure. Get this from a library! Medicare and Medicaid catastrophic protection: hearings before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session on H.R. and H.R. 27, 28, and June 2, [United States. Congress. House.