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Ramstad/Thurman, AdvaMed Urge CMS To Begin Restructuring APCs

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS, formerly HCFA) should begin restructuring the ambulatory payment classification (APC) system to capture medical device costs, Reps. Jim Ramstad (R-Minn.) and Karen Thurman (D-Fla.) assert in a letter to HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson and CMS Administrator Tom Scully

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