CMS issues fee schedule

Fong, Tony
August 2003
Modern Healthcare;8/18/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 33, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the 2004 physician Medicare payment regulations issued by the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Provision on physician payment under a Medicare legislation in the U.S. Congress; Plan of the CMS on reimbursement for the outpatient drugs Medicare covers.


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