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Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017

Health reform and Medicare

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With the potential loss of life-saving screening benefits under the proposed health legislation and the emphasis on eliminating unnecessary procedures and services as a cost-saving move (“cost effectiveness”), concern is growing that some hard fought-for Medicare benefits will be eliminated. Medicare now provides an excellent prostate cancer screening benefit as part of the battery of tests in the Welcome to Medicare Physical. This benefit is in danger of being eliminated as the Administration and Congress look for ways to curtail spending.

Click here to read the Welcome to Medicare Physical prostate cancer screening benefit.