Medicare list expands

June 2009
Marketing Health Services;Summer2009, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p4
Academic Journal
The article reports on the number of hospital treatments that were considered by Medicare health insurance as treatments that is not covered by its policy in 2009 in the U.S. The treatments excluded from Medicare's coverage are blood clots after knee surgery and surgical site infections after elective surgeries, including bariatric surgery. It cites that preventable errors are included in the original list of Medicare's health coverage.


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