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Comparative Effectiveness: Knowledge Not Coverage

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

The health industry's trade association supports a more formal and expanded federal comparative effectiveness research effort, with one caveat: the effort must be devoted to collecting and disseminating informaiton and not be tied directly to coverae or payment decisions. That aligns the health plans with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and creates a potent base for getting comparative effectiveness into upcoming health reform efforts.

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