Selecting Health-Care Providers

In This Chapter

  • The differences among health-care providers
  • Choosing a health-care provider who works with Medicare
  • How Medicare sets physician fees
  • The impending physician shortage and how it is being addressed

Knowing what services Medicare provides and how to enroll in the program are key concepts for you to understand. It may be even more important to recognize who should be providing that care and where it can be performed. You will cross paths with many different types of health-care providers in your lifetime—doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, midwives, and more. How you select ...

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