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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Reconciling Medicare+Choice payments and fee-for-service spending (D)

Reconciling Medicare+Choice payments and fee-for-service spending (D)

March 1, 2001

In defining local payment areas, the Secretary should explore using areas that contain sufficient numbers of Medicare beneficiaries to produce reliable estimates of spending and risk.

Topics: Part C (Medicare Advantage) and Regional issues.