BBRA

(redirected from Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999)
AcronymDefinition
BBRABad Block Relocation Area
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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The RUG PPS did not meet the need of this group, resulting in the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999, which was amended by the Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000.
The Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 increased payments for some Medicare providers and increased the amount of Medicaid DSH funds available to hospitals in certain States and the District of Columbia.
In response to these concerns, the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 authorized pass-through payments, which are a way to augment, on a temporary basis, the OPPS payments for newly introduced pharmaceutical products first used after 1996.
The Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 (BBRA) attempts to rectify some of the reductions in reimbursement.
1, 2002, according to the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999.
Plans' concerns with BBA 97 implementation prompted Congress to pass the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 (BBRA), which provided more money for plans contracting with HCFA.
The effects of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA) and the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 (BBRA) on Medicare payments to SNFs have been analyzed by The Lewin Group, a national policy research group.
Developed as an add-on to the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999, it was the federal government's attempt to make up inadequate reimbursement rates to nursing homes for patients in high-acuity RUGs categories.
The Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 directed GAO to study the feasibility and advisability of updating Medicare's payment rates for hospice care.
If CMS were to propose and implement the case-mix refinements this year, a temporary payment increase included in the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 would expire as required by Congress.
Rural implications of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999.
The proposed refinement is also important because its implementation will end the 20 percent adjustment to 15 selected resource utilization groups that began April 1 under the Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 (BBRA).