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Archive for March, 2013

Pitt Faculty Lend Expertise to Institute of Medicine for Report That Could Influence How Medicare Pays Providers

Adjusting Medicare payments to clinicians and hospitals on the basis of geographic regions would not give providers the right incentive to improve the efficiency of care, according to an interim report issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an independent, nonprofit organization that provides health advice to decision makers. (more…)

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