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MCAC in November

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Evidence on benefits, risks and cost of bariatric surgery will be weighed by the Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee in Baltimore Nov. 4. Inamed, which offers the Lap-Band gastric banding system, plans to attend the meeting. CMS recently overturned its non-coverage policy for obesity (1"The Gray Sheet" July 26, 2004, p. 14)...

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