BONE DENSITOMETRY, PORTABLE EKG MEDICARE COVERAGE ADDED TO HOUSE BUDGET BILL; LACK OF COVERAGE FOR BARIUM ENEMA CANCER SCREENING CRITICIZED BY ACR
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
The preventive benefit provisions of the Medicare budget bill reported out of the House Ways and Means/Health Subcommittee June 5 have been expanded to include bone densitometry testing. The additional Medicare benefit is projected to cost $300 mil. from 1998 to 2000.
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