Proposed Regulations Governing Reimbursement Under the Medicare End-stage Renal Disease Program: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session, April 22, 1982
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Стр. 93 - The committee will stand in recess until 1 pm this afternoon. [Whereupon, at 11 :35 am, the committee was recessed to reconvene at 1 pm, the same day.] AFTERNOON SESSION Mr.
Стр. 68 - Pickle to submit testimony to the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means ("Subcommittee") which would provide: a general overview and description of Central States; the historical amount of unfunded guaranteed benefits under the Central States...
Стр. 194 - Chairman, this concludes my prepared testimony. I will be happy to answer any questions you or members of your subcommittee may have.
Стр. 171 - To encourage proper distribution and effective utlization of ESRD treatment resources while maintaining or improving the quality of care; (c) To provide the flexibility necessary for the efficient delivery of appropriate care by physicians and facilities; and (d) To encourage self-dialysis or transplantation for the maximum practical number of patients who are medically, socially, and psychologically suitable candidates for such treatment.
Стр. 274 - ... dialysis treatment modes, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, both of which can be performed at home. For hemodialysis, the most widely used mode, blood is taken from the patient's body and passed through a dialysis machine, which filters out body waste before returning the blood to the patient. Under peritoneal dialysis the blood is filtered within the patient's abdominal cavity without leaving the body. There are three variations of peritoneal dialysis — continuous ambulatory (CAPD), intermittent...
Стр. 237 - Nothing in this title shall be construed to authorize any Federal officer or employee to exercise any supervision or control over the practice of medicine or the manner in which medical services are provided...
Стр. 134 - When your work came in beyond the deadline, we pretended not to care. Worse still, when you were boring, we acted as if you were saying something important. When you were garrulous and talked to hear yourself talk, we listened as if it mattered. When you tossed...
Стр. 447 - Alexander's oral remarks. It should be used with the understanding that some material may be added or omitted during presentation.
Стр. 443 - House Ways and Means Committee, 1102 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515, (202) 225-3625.