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Mesothelioma Patients May Have Greater Access To C...

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Patients with mesothelioma and other chronic diseases and conditions may have improved care, as part of  a proposed change of Medicare policy. Under a proposed legal settlement of a landmark class-action lawsuit, Medicare would start covering the costs of certain treatments for those patients with long-term diseases who need skilled services simply to maintain or slow their deterioration regardless of the underlying illness. scales2-lgFor years, thousands of mesothelioma patients and other Medicare beneficiaries with incurable diseases have been denied needed care based on the grounds that their condition was
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