Cost Control: Loose guidelines, as presently under Medicare. Payments for Medicaid must be accepted as payment in full.
Quality Control: Same as under Medicare, with PSRO panels.
Administration: Through Social Security Administration. HEW secretary to certify private plans in the voluntary program based on adequacy of coverage, conditions of eligibility, and availability. Insurers not offering certified policies ineligible to serve as Medicare carriers or intermediaries.
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Publication information: Book title: Poverty in America:The Welfare Dilemma. Contributors: Ralph Segalman - Author, Asoke Basu - Author. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1981. Page number: 266.