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General Surgery: Top 5 Procedures for Medicare Payments

Submitted by Kevin Gemulla on Fri, 11/19/2010 - 14:33

  1. Colectomy* ($90.4 million)
  2. Gall bladder removal ($83.7 million)
  3. Colonoscopy ($82.2 million)
  4. Hernia repair, other ($48.5 million)
  5. Hernia repair, inguinal* ($32.2 million)

Notes: *non-laparoscopic/open. In 2007, the top five Medicare physician payments for general surgeons
Source: Thomson Reuters
Source URL: http://thomsonreuters.com

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