TITLE

Comparative effectiveness reforms expected in 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Molife, Nicole Liffrig
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on Medicare payment reforms that the U.S. Congress is expected to propose in 2008. Among these reforms, comparative effectiveness changes will likely be a top Congressional priority. Another expected reform is a legislation that authorizes the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to consider the benefit of and costs of treatment options in its coverage and payment policies.
ACCESSION #
31672247

 

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