Daily Archives: April 18, 2012

Medicare/Medicaid Rule Raises Costs Without Improving Patient Outcomes for Defibrillator Implants

The cost to place an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) was raised by $844 per case after a new condition from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) went into effect in February 2010, as per research presented at the American … Continue reading

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Initiative to enhance Primary Care Initiative by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

An initiative has been taken to strengthen coordination and partnership between private and public health care payers to help improve primary care. According to Medicare Insurance Plan, it will coordinate with both commercial and State health insurance plans and offer … Continue reading

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