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Blue Cross/Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Introduces Controversial Criteria For Vein Treatment Reimbursement
Date:5/13/2009

vantage of opportunities to increase their knowledge of superficial venous disease and its treatment. It is generally believed, among medical specialists, that BCBS's move is just another in a long history of cost-cutting measures. The formula, they say, is simple: as the safety and accessibility of a procedure increase, so does the number of people being treated, particularly for a common, uncomfortable, and unsightly condition. More vein patients mean more claims, and every claim paid means a less robust bottom line for the insurer and its shareholders.

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