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2002 Edition Of CCH’S MEDICARE EXPLAINED Covers Program Basics, New Developments
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 21, 2002) – CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a
leading provider of health law information and software, has published
the 2002 edition of Medicare Explained, an essential desktop
reference on current Medicare payments and policies. (235 pages,
$37.50. For more information or to order, call 1-800-248-3248 or visit
the CCH Online Store at onlinestore.cch.com.)
Accounting firms, attorneys, financial planners, health agencies,
health providers and Medicare beneficiaries can all benefit from this
thorough treatment of the federal government’s healthcare programs
for the aged and disabled – popularly called Medicare.
At the core of Medicare Explained are straightforward
explanations of Medicare Part A payments to hospitals and other
facilities, Medicare part B payments to physicians and the
Medicare+Choice program for managed care, sometimes called Medicare
Part C. In chapters devoted to each program, Medicare Explained
details eligibility standards, application or enrollment and premiums
or other payments. It also thoroughly explains the services covered
and benefits provided. In addition, the book devotes separate chapters
to exclusions from coverage, administrative provisions, payment rules
and claims and appeals.
In addition to covering the latest premiums and deductibles, the
2002 edition of the annually revised Medicare Explained brings
readers up to date on regulatory developments, such as those intended
to integrate new technologies more quickly into the hospital
prospective payment system (PPS), the new inpatient rehabilitation
facility PPS, payments relating to skilled nursing care in swing-bed
facilities and medical privacy data regulations under the Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Availability and Pricing
For more information or to order the 235-page 2002 edition of Medicare
Explained, contact CCH at 1-800-248-3248 or visit the CCH Online
Store at onlinestore.cch.com.
Single copy price is $37.50 plus applicable tax, shipping and
handling. Quantity discounts, custom imprinting and school adoption
pricing are available.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was
founded in 1913 and has served four generations of business
professionals and their clients. The company produces more than 700
electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities,
insurance, human resources, health care and small business markets.
CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer North America. The
CCH web site can be accessed at cch.com.
The CCH health law web site can be accessed at health.cch.com.
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