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HCFA Plans Added Coverage Of MR Angiography, ICDs; Year 2000 Looms Early

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Medicare will expand coverage of magnetic resonance angiography, according to a draft national coverage decision, and also is planning to expand coverage of implantable cardioverter defibrillators, according to the Health Care Financing Administration.

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