ERIC Number: EJ439380
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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The Legal and Policy Implications of Third Party Reimbursement for Early Childhood Services.
Weber, Mark C.
Journal of Early Intervention, v15 n3 p298-303 Sum 1991
Recent developments have led agencies serving young children with disabilities to obtain third-party reimbursement (Medicaid, private insurance, etc.) for services. An examination of the legal and policy implications of increased third-party billing reveals serious drawbacks including loss of confidentiality, burdens on informed consent, hidden costs to parents, and financial and administrative difficulties. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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