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House Committee on Medical Welfare Program, Interim - 62nd R.S. (1971)

Committee: House Medical Welfare Program, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Texas medical welfare program : a report to the House of the 63rd Legislature / by the House Interim Committee on Medical Welfare.
Subjects: Indigent health care | Medicaid | Medical reimbursements |
Library Call Number: L1836.62 M468
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
Online version: View report [39 pages  File size: 1,157 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the entire medical welfare program in the state of Texas, giving special attention to the desirability and feasibility of implementing the following changes: (1) Placing a limit on the number of days a beneficiary can stay in the hospital; (2) Requesting the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare give permission to the State to limit the cost of hospital rooms for Medicaid patients to a figure in line with that provided in private health insurance plans for families earning $8,000 to $10,000 a year; (3) Establishing a fixed fee schedule to replace "usual, and customary fees" charged Medicaid patients; and (4) Establishing a surgical schedule for Medicaid like that provided in private insurance plans, including a limit to be paid physicians for obstetrical care.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Medical Welfare Program, Interim
Title: The Blue Cross Role in Medicaid
Library Catalog Title: Testimony, The Blue Cross Role in Medicaid / prepared for the House Interim Committee on Medical Welfare by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.
Library Call Number: L1836.62 M468B
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
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Committee: House Medical Welfare Program, Interim
Title: Transcript, May 19, 1972, Dallas
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.62 M468H 5/19
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
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Committee: House Medical Welfare Program, Interim
Title: Statement by L. Dean Cobb, Chairman, December 19, 1972
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.62 M468MS
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
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