established by the XIX social security act of 1965
CMS centers for medicare and medicaid
what medicaid is administered by
the social security administration
controls social security incomes
categorically needy individuals typically include which type of individuals
low income families with children
individuals receiving SSI
pregnant women, infants, and childrens with incomes less than a specified percent of the federal poverty level
the termed used for the process of depleting private or family finances to the point where the individual/family becomes eligible for medicaid assistance?
Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly
the program that provides comprehensive alternative care for noninstitutionalized elderly who otherwise would be in a nursing home
no less than one month
verifying medicaid eligibility
aged or disabled individuals who are very poor are covered under the Medicaid and Medicare program which are commonly referred to
Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for certain Medicaid benefits if they have incomes below the FPL and resources at or below twice the standard allowed under the SSI program
when one state allows Medicaid beneficiaries from the other states to be treated in its medical facilities, this exchange of privileges
4 examples of third party liability
employment related health insurance
court ordered health insurance by noncustodial parent
longterm care insurance
differences between medicaid and medicare
medicare provides insurance for disabled and people 665 years and older and pays for primary hospital care and related medically necessary services.
medicaid is needsbased healthcare program that pays for long term qualifying individuals.
list the federally mandated services specified in law that Medicaid must cover:
Inpatient hospital services
outpatient hospital services
vaccines for children
Medicare parts A and B are provided free of charge for qualifying individuals,
Part A covers custodial and long term care,
Neither Medicare part A nor part b covers and preventive care services,
For durable medical equipment to qualify for medicare payment, it must be ordered by a physician for use in the home, and items must be reusable
the second cost sharing requirement in medicare part b is an annual deductible of blank after which medicare pays blank % of blank?
A form that medicare requires all healthcare providers to use when medicare does not pay for a service is the ?
provider sponsor organization
A group of medical providers that skips the insurance company middleman and contracts directly with patients
Local medical review policies (LMRPs) were replaced in 2003 by
some medicare healthmaintenance organization HMO enrollees are allowed to see specialists outside the network without going through a primary care physician is called?
MSP (Medicare secondary payer)
the term used when another insurance policy is primary to medicare
An individual qualifying for medicare and medicaid benefits
The program that provides community-based acute and long-term care services to medicare beneficiaries
A health insurance plan sold by private insurance companies to help pay for health care expenses not covered by medicare is called a?
A private organization that contracts with medicare too pay part A and some part B bills and determines to payment to part A facilities is called a?
Medicare Part B helps pay for?
Medically necessary physician's services
Medicare pays what percent of allowable charges after the annual deductible is met?
the duration of time during which a medicare beneficiary is eligible for part a benefits for services incurred in a hospital or skilled nursing facility or both?
Part A and B
Managed Healthcare plans that offer regular Medicare coverage and additional coverage for certain other services are called?
The prescription drug coverage plan, which began in January 2006 is called?
Medicare part D
The period during which a Medicare beneficiary is responsible for all prescription drug expenses until a total of 3850 is spent out of pocket is referred to as the?
Medicaid originally was created to give which individuals access to health care?
low income families
the medicaid program formerly referred to as aid to families with dependent children is now called?
TANF Temporary assistance for needy families
list some of the optional coverage that individual states can provide
intermediate nursing care
list the services that categorically needy individuals must be provided with according to federal standards
inpatient hospital services
vaccines for children
lab and x ray
a health insurance plan sold by private insurance companies to help pay for expenses not covered by medicare is?
the individual responsible for initial MSP development activities formerly performed by Medicare FIs and carriers is called ?
the time period medicare allows for enrolling in a medicare supplement plan without penalty
list the various managed care choices included under medicare part c
THE balanced budget act of 1997 which went into effect in january 1999, expanded the role of private plans to include what type of plan?
managed care plans
medicare part c previously called what and renamed what by the medicare prescription drug, improvement and modernization act of 2003
medicare and choice renamed medicare advantage
list the common responsibilities of an fiscal intermediary
provide information for healthcare providers for the particular government program involved
generate guidelines for providers to faciliate the claims process
answer beneficiary questions about benefits, claims procession, appeals and the explanation of benefits document.
define and explain the function of a fiscal intermediary
processing and administering claims