Congressional Advisers Urge Medicare Payments To Many Stand-Alone ERs Be Cut

(By Michelle Andrews for Kaiser Health News)

The woman arrived at the emergency department gasping for air, her severe emphysema causing such shortness of breath that the physician who examined her put her on a ventilator immediately to help her breathe. Continue reading article here…

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