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Doc Payments For Coronary Stenting Will Drop Next Year, But Will Better Reflect Procedure Complexity

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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New coding structure for coronary stenting recognizes more complex procedure with higher levels of Medicare reimbursement, but overall physician payments for percutaneous coronary interventions will go down in 2013.

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