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More Medicare pricing data

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

CMS posts payment rates and hospital volume data to its website Nov. 20 for 91 common physician services and 81 procedures performed in the hospital outpatient setting. The information adds to previously posted data on inpatient and ambulatory surgical center procedures and furthers President Bush's August executive order aimed at stimulating transparency in healthcare pricing and quality (1"The Gray Sheet" Aug. 28, 2006, p. 16)...

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