Medicare will now cover some treatments for Alzheimer's disease

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 13 April 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:872
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    The Bush administration has told Medicare contractors to stop automatically denying Medicare payments to people with Alzheimer's disease.

    Because of evidence of fraud over several years, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, which administers healthcare services for Americans aged over 65 and for people with low income, had cautioned its contractors to …

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