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Providers and payers should negotiate without government interference, AHA tells Senate committee

In testimony before a Senate subcommittee today, the American Hospital Association time and again urged the government to stay out of contract negotiations and payment disputes between providers and payers. AHA Executive Vice President Tom Nickels was among six witnesses testifying before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions on its proposed bill,… Read More »

Should You Get Pills or Surgery for A-Fib?

As Epstein explained, during ablation, “long catheters — wires with electrodes on them — are placed into the heart via the large veins in the groin. Radio waves are delivered from the catheter to the heart muscle, which causes heat and the controlled destruction of the muscle cells responsible for causing atrial fibrillation.” Sometimes ablation… Read More »