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"Medicare" was the name originally given to a program providing medical care for families of individuals serving in the military as part of the Dependents' Medical Care Act passed in 1956. President Eisenhower held the first White House Conference on Aging in January 1961, in which the creation of a program of health care for social security beneficiaries was proposed.

a. Self-employed persons pay a total of 15.3 percent—12.4 percent for OASDI and 2.9 percent for Medicare. b. This rate does not reflect the additional 0.9 percent in Medicare taxes certain high-income taxpayers are required to pay. See IRS information on this topic .

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To purchase this webinar, that includes the CD and handouts, please contact Michelle at 1.661.350.6187.If you want to pay by check, please fill out the Registration Formand submit with your payment to the address on the form. Presenter: Rick Gawenda, PT COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Overview for the Therapy Services for Billing. Spotlight MPPR Rates for CY 2018 Available. Medicare applies a multiple procedure payment reduction (MPPR) to the practice expense component of certain “always therapy” services.

Medicare-covered outpatient physical, speech and occupational therapy services are subject to an annual dollar-amount payment cap. As a result, many Medicare beneficiaries have their therapy terminate prematurely when they reach the cap.

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