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Slashing Medicare Reimbursements Curbs Treatment Overuse
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Cuts in Medicare reimbursements can significantly reduce unnecessary care, according to a study conducted by university researchers and published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Study authors from the University of Michigan, University of Florida and University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston analyzed Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results-Medicare (SEER-Medicare) data on nearly 55,000 men who were treated for prostate cancer.