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Comparative Effectiveness Research

Editor’s note: While it is important how Comparative Effectiveness Research data is used, it is also important to allow the use to develop, grow and mature without unnecessary constraints. As it develops there will be plenty of time to monitor use and address issues.

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CER Data Use Not Prevented In Senate Health Reform Language

The Senate’s final health care reform bill would not prevent CMS from using comparative effectiveness data, but it would impose limits and hurdles for the use of such research in reimbursement and coverage decisions by Medicare and other payers.

http://www.ahiphiwire.org/FocusVBBD/News/Default.aspx?doc_id=480648&utm_source=12/30/2009&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=HiWire_Newsletter&uid=TRACK_USER

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December 31, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare, quality | , ,

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