Medicare: Payments to HMOs and Other Private Plans Under the Medicare+Choice Program
Publication Date: September 1997
Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
P.L 105-33, the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997, changed the method of calculating payments to health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and other private plans that contract with Medicare. This report describes how payments will be calculated under the Medicare+Choice program established under the new law.