Colonoscopy Current Medicare policies make CRC screening unaffordable for low-income groups: 5 key insights By Anuja Vaidya Becker’s GI & Endoscopy Guideline Calls for Colonoscopy Before Resection To Find Second Tumors By Christina Frangou General Surgery News Task Force Updates Guidelines for Postsurgical Surveillance Colonoscopy, Adding 10 Years of Data By Monica J. Smith Gastroenterology & […]
Colonoscopy Colonoscopies get the glory, but reasons for dramatic decline in colon cancer are unclear By Kevin Lomangino Health News Review Using Humor to Address a Serious Health Care Concern By Matt O’Connor Hospitals & Health Networks Medicare Reimbursement A Controversial New Demonstration In Medicare: Potential Implications For Physician-Administered Drugs By Kavita Patel and Caitlin […]
The Digestive Health Physicians Association (DHPA) commends more than 240 lawmakers for signing a bi-partisan letter sent to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opposing its recently proposed Medicare Part B payment rule, which was developed without stakeholder input and imposes cuts that would severely harm patient access to essential medications. In the letter, […]
By Jayne O’Donnell See full article in USA Today Huge variations exist in the prices of some of the most common medical procedures across state lines, by according to a report major insurers released Wednesday, but some experts say the data is of little use to consumers who rarely know what they owe until the bills arrive. The insurer-funded […]
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