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Medicare Part C

"Medicare Part C" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 establishes a Medicare+Choice program under part C of Title XVIII, Section 4001, of the Social Security Act. Under this program, an eligible individual may elect to receive Medicare benefits through enrollment in a Medicare+Choice plan. Beneficiaries may choose to use private pay options, establish medical savings accounts, use managed care plans, or join provider-sponsored plans.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Medicare Part C" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Medicare Part C" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 81 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2013
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