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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Managed care for frail Medicare beneficiaries: payment methods and program standards (A)

Managed care for frail Medicare beneficiaries: payment methods and program standards (A)

June 1, 1999

The Secretary should study factors affecting the costs of care of frail beneficiaries and all other Medicare beneficiaries to determine if changes are needed to improve Medicare+Choice claims-based risk adjustment for frail beneficiaries. This study should identify data needed to support improvements in the Medicare+Choice risk adjustment system.

Topics: Part C (Medicare Advantage).