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CER Has Been A Part Of CMS Coverage Decisions In Recent Years – Avalere

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

During the health care reform debate, much concern was expressed that results of comparative effectiveness research from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute could play a key role in Medicare coverage decisions.

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