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Anesthesia Services: Differences between Private and Medicare Payments Likely Due to Providers' Strong Negotiating Position

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Description
Examines trends in differences between Medicare and private payments for anesthesia services, as well as the the supply of anesthesia providers for Medicare beneficiaries. Includes a discussion on the availability of anesthesia providers in rural areas.
Date
10/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Government Accountability Office
Tagged as
Health insurance · Health workforce supply and demand · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Specialty care