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From 1996 to 2004, the number of cardiac surgeries per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries grew 22%, and growth is expected to continue.

Hayes, Kevin J., Julian Pettengill, and Jeffrey Stensland. Getting The Price Right: Medicare payment rates for cardiovascular services. Health Affairs. 2007; 26(1): 124-136

Reference

Title
Getting The Price Right: Medicare payment rates for cardiovascular services
Publication
Health Affairs
Publisher
Project HOPE
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Hayes, Kevin J., Julian Pettengill, and Jeffrey Stensland
Volume & Issue
Volume 26, Issue 1
Pages
124-136

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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