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Evidence-based medicine

Contributing Voices
Steven Peskin, MD

Though the title might apply to many aspects of our daily lives and the world as a whole, in this instance I am referring to how Medicare and other insurers interpret the word reasonable to make coverage and payment decisions. A recent editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine highlighted this enduring challenge for Medicare.

The authors begin with language from the Social Security Act:

Frank Diamond
Daniel B. Wolfson
Frank Diamond
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John Marcille
Medication Management
Martin Sipkoff
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John Marcille
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Alan M. Muney, MD, MHA
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