Exploring Men’s Willingness to Pay for Prostate Cancer Screening to Avoid Unnecessary Biopsy and Treatment
Dutch researchers have peered into the minds and wallets of a group of men aged 55 to 75 years to determine what they are willing to trade for a reduced risk of prostate cancer–related death or to avoid unnecessary procedures and treatment.
On October 1, 2014, the United States will adopt the International Classification of Disease, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System(ICD-10-CM/PCS), 1 year later than we had initially reported in Urology Practice Management in September 2012.
Establishing a patient-centered approach is rapidly becoming a core requirement in US medical practices.
Because it is typically a slow- growing tumor type, patients with prostate cancer tend to be slightly older than patients in other oncology settings.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) created many important reforms in healthcare.
It should be no surprise to read that medical practices have an obligation to maintain protected health information in certain ways, and to only use and disclose such protected health information as authorized by the patient or otherwise by law.
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