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Lung-volume reduction surgery

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Facilities approved by the National Heart Lung & Blood Institute to participate in the ongoing National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT) will be allowed to perform lung-volume reduction surgery, according to a CMS national coverage decision. The final memo, released Nov. 15, reverses CMS' initial proposal to exclude facilities that participated in the NETT trial (1"The Gray Sheet" Aug. 29, 2005, p. 25)...
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