Do I Really Deserve Even More Of Your Money?

Brief

Do I Really Deserve Even More Of Your Money?

The Government We Deserve
June 18, 2007

Abstract

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have once again expanded the services provided under Medicare. New coverage of ultrasound monitoring of cardiac output today, new treatments for congestive heart failure yesterday, and, undoubtedly, some new cancer treatment tomorrow. New technology might even help reduce Medicare costs, though past history argues against that rosy result for most improvements. Getting more usually means paying more.

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Cross-Center Initiative

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