Aspiration biopsy in the context of the new Medicare fiscal policy.

Abstract

The new Medicare legislation requires hospital reimbursement on a per case, rather than cost per test, basis. This policy emphasizes selectivity in hospitalization, increased efficiency in diagnosis and therapy and abbreviated hospital stays. Aspiration biopsy is discussed as a procedure that responds to needs stimulated by fiscal demands, with particular attention given to cost containment and outpatient care and aspiration biopsy's value as a vehicle that ensures high-quality medical care.

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@article{Kaminsky1984AspirationBI, title={Aspiration biopsy in the context of the new Medicare fiscal policy.}, author={David B . Kaminsky}, journal={Acta cytologica}, year={1984}, volume={28 3}, pages={333-6} }