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Medicaid Acronym of the Day – MCCA

Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act – A government bill designed to improve acute care benefits for the elderly and disabled, which was to be phased in from 1989 to 1993. The Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988 was meant to expand Medicare benefits to include outpatient drugs and limit enrollees’ copayments for covered services.

Further reading

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2672805

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