CMS's national coverage decision on bariatric surgery has implications for obese patients, insurers, and the physicians and hospitals that treat those patients. Other insurers may follow Medicare's lead, causing an increase in patient volume. As the number of approved facilities increases, the number of procedures performed will grow, bringing in new revenue.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association|
|State||Published - Oct 2006|
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