GAO-10-124R October 5, 2009 Section 1081 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 calls for the Secretary of the Air Force to conduct a pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of utilizing commercial fee-for-service air refueling tanker aircraft for Air Force operations.
What does FFS stand for?
FFS stands for Fee-For-Service
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We have 170 other meanings of FFS in our Acronym Attic
- Fat Friend Syndrome
- Fault-Free Set
- FearFul Silence (gaming clan)
- Federal Financial System
- Federal Financial System (a software product)
- Federal Forest Service (Russia)
- Federal Funds Sold
- Fédération Française de Ski (French)
- Fédération Française de Spéléologie (French: French Federation of Speleology)
- Fédération Française de Surf (French)
- Feedback Fuel System (fuel injection in internal combustion engines)
- Femoral-Facial Syndrome
- Ferrovie Federali Svizzere (Swiss Railway)
- Fertility and Family Surveys
- Fiatalok Fotómuvészeti Stúdiója (Hungarian: Studio of Young Photographers; Budapest, Hungary; est. 1977)
- Fight for Sight (est. 1946)
- Fight or Flight System
- Final Fight: Streetwise (gaming)
- Final Focus System
- Fingal Farm Supply (Ontario, Canada)
Samples in periodicals archive:
health-care system is built around a fee-for-service structure in which doctors and hospitals are reimbursed by insurers based on the number of procedures they perform rather than the quality of care.
Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommended that the agency that oversees the Medicare program take a closer look at the unexpected costs faced by people enrolled in these fee-for-service plans.
HMOs have potential to improve primary care INNOVATIVE HMO NURSING HOME PROGRAMS may have the potential to keep more nursing home residents out of emergency rooms and hospitals, ultimately providing better care at a lower cost than traditional fee-for-service (FFS) programs.
On the basis of little more than HMO assertions that they were more efficient than Medicare, HCFA set the HMO reimbursement rate 5 percent below the rate at which HCFA reimburses doctors and hospitals in the traditional, fee-for-service Medicare program.
As HMOs proliferated in the 1980s and '90s, Cohen, now 60, took on a greater number of low-income Medi-Cal patients whose government-funded insurance still reimbursed traditional fee-for-service care.
This portrait of HMOs as soulless money-making machines has become increasingly popular in recent years, as skyrocketing health care costs have driven a shift from fee-for-service medicine to managed care.
But they can all be categorized into four basic groups: traditional indemnity or fee-for-service plans, preferred provider organizations (PPO), point-of-service plans (POS) or health maintenance organizations (HMO).