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MCAC Executive Committee Requests Guidance On Cost Effectiveness

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The executive steering committee of the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee is seeking clear instruction from the Health Care Financing Administration on whether cost effectiveness should be considered by the expert panels charged with making coverage recommendations.

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