This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield positive coverage decision for the ductal lavage procedure will provide reimbursement for 3.1 mil. members in Northern Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland and Delaware. The decision follows Empire BlueCross BlueShield positive coverage policy and further mitigates the firm's concern that reimbursement could be an obstacle to increased adoption of the breast cancer risk assessment tool (1"The Gray Sheet" Jan. 28, 2002, p. 13)...
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