TITLE

CHEMO & MEDICARE

AUTHOR(S)
Huff, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2004, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the effects of the changes in Medicare coverage for the chemotherapy treatments of U.S. cancer patients in 2005. Percentage of cancer patients who receive the treatment in private clinics; Possibility that the patients would be referred to local hospitals; Criticism of the changes in the drug cost rates reimbursed to doctors by Medicare; Preparations taken by the hospitals regarding the potential increase in the number of inpatients seeking chemotherapy.
ACCESSION #
15085188

 

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