Medicare racks up more than $7B annually for lab tests
December 21, 2018 11:13 am
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Medicare’s yearly tab for lab tests amounts to real money — more than $7 billion. But it doesn’t get the best deals, and changes to the program could make it worse. For more, James Cosgrove, director of health care issues at the Government Accountability Office, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
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