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It’s not easy to get patients, providers, payers, vendors and regulators to agree on any one aspect of healthcare delivery. But the CDRH recently managed to get everyone to settle on a working definition of transparency.
When Congress passed its latest continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown, it provided no relief for cardiologists and other physicians impacted by ongoing Medicare reimbursement cuts. The American College of Cardiology responded to this development with yet another plea for change.