BBRABalanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 (USA)
BBRABig Bike Riders Association
BBRABluebonnet Barrel Racing Association (Texas)
BBRABronc and Bull Riders Association (France)
BBRABiologically-Based Risk Assessment
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Trend Watch: The Impact of the BBA and the BBRA, Vol.
The BBRA publishes a monthly newsletter, The Buzz, which addresses nature conservation issues, including light pollution.
Quantify the BBA and BBRA impacts on the secular growth in the size of hospital residency programs through changes in actual, allowed, and capped residents.
To reduce the negative impact the BBA has had and to take advantage of the provisions in the BBRA, small rural hospitals should expand outpatient services, embrace telemedicine and telehealth initiatives, and actively seek alternative funding from foundations and other sources.
The BBRA was introduced to try and offset some of these reductions but according to the American Hospital Association, hasn't gone far enough.
Despite numerous requests by many different pundits, HCFA declined to expand the list of items excluded from PPS consolidated billing, beyond those expansions already allowed by the BBRA of 1999.
55 PP in 2002 (net of BBRA and Benefits Improvement and Protection Act [BIPA] relieves).
The BBA policy variables show that residents diagnosed during an FY starting after July 1, 1998 were more likely to be diagnosed at death, but neither the BBA phase-in nor the BBRA variable was statistically significant when all the three variables are included in the model.
The BBRA mandate was the stimulus for three recent studies: CMS contracted with RTI International, to develop measures of patient-specific per diem cost that improve on previously available cost measures using a patient sample from 40 psychiatric facilities (Cromwell et al.
Clearly, if rural hospitals can implement each of the recommendations they should be able to survive the changes wrought by the BBA and the BBRA, all other matters being equal.
Provisions of the BBRA and BIPA that expired in the fourth quarter of 2002 reduced Medicare revenues in the Company's nursing centers by approximately $28 million for the first six months of 2003 compared to the same period a year ago.
2) Has the implementation of the 1999 BBRA or the 2000 BIPA attenuated BBA impacts?