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Elective surgery for Medicare recipients

8/15/2012 feature story

Using Medicare claims data, Lauren Nicholas, David Weir and colleagues assess geographic patterns in and the effectiveness of elective surgery for four common conditions among Medicare recipients: arthritis, back pain, cataracts, and heart disease.

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