Site Visit

Health Care Financing Administration Central Office
May 5, 2001

Author

Nora Super

Summary

This site visit brought staff of the Senate Finance Committee to the headquarters of the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) in Baltimore, Maryland, to learn more about how the agency operates and the challenges it faces. A series of case studies presented by HCFA staff illustrated how the agency carries out its various functions, such as translating laws passed by Congress into regulations and payment systems, operating the Medicare+Choice program, and covering and paying for break-through technology. The site visit also included a tour of the agency's Data Center.

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No report was produced for this site visit.

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