Medicare Reconsiders Paying For Seniors’ Spine Operations At Surgery Centers

(By Christina Jewett for Kaiser Health News)

Medicare is reviewing whether seniors should undergo spine surgeries at same-day surgery centers, the government-run health program announced Wednesday, five months after a USA Today Network-Kaiser Health News investigation revealed a spate of patient deaths following the procedures. Continue reading article here…

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