Primary Care Corner with Geoffrey Modest: Medicare

Editor’s note: For those of you outside the US this story will seem ridiculous…also, as after this post was written, the Boston Globe also published a front page article on how a hospital will pay a >$5 million fine for using “observation” status too little (the status that leads to patients paying more) with no […]

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Primary Care Corner with Geoffrey Modest: More on Hypertension from the past few years

NICE¬† (National institute for health and clinical excellence, in the UK, which sends out recommendations for many clinical issues — well-researched and probably less influenced by pharmaceutical money, etc –.¬† These are very thoughtful guidelines with some major changes over JNC here (though rumor has it that a revised JNC is on the near horizon). […]

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