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Studies: Drugs and procedures covered by Medicare are often worthless

May 26, 11 at 12:41 PM

Read More: greed, medicare, waste

Studies: Drugs and procedures covered by Medicare are often worthless

Editor's note: Here's a great piece from the New York Times about how many of the very expensive procedures paid for by Medicare are worthless or actually harmful to the patient...things like...

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Medicare now covers Ornish and Pritikin treatments

medpagetoday.com | August 22, 10 at 03:07 PM

Read More: heart disease, medicare, ornish, pritikin, reimbursement

Medicare now covers Ornish and Pritikin treatments

Medicare will pay for intensive diet and exercise programs developed under the Ornish and Pritikin brands for reducing cardiovascular event risk, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced. The agency's review...

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Medicare at cost? Who can argue with that

March 10, 10 at 10:28 PM

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Medicare at cost? Who can argue with that

Rep. Grayson Introduces Bill to Allow Anyone to Buy Into Medicare at Cost Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) March 9, 2010 Read text of the bill here: http://grayson.house.gov/UploadedFiles/Public_Option_Act.pdf Scroll down for video.  ...

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