Radiation Cost Study Shows Inefficiency of Fee-For-Service

(By – Tony Hagen, www.onclive.com)

Costs of radiation treatment for breast, lung, and prostate cancer patients vary greatly based on reasons not connected to patient characteristics, suggesting broad inefficiency in Medicare payment expenditures, a team of researchers from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reported in the Journal of Oncology Practice. Read more…

 

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