More Medicare pricing data
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
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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