Health bill could assist four cancer centers
New York Times, September 22, 2009
A proposed amendment to the healthcare bill now before the Finance Committee would help out the Nevada Cancer Institute. The proposal would provide more favorable Medicare payment rates to just a handful of specific medical facilities. Three of them—a hospital under construction in Cleveland, a center in Detroit and, apparently, another in New Jersey—are among some 40 "comprehensive cancer centers" that have received grants with that designation from the government's National Cancer Institute.
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