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Hot Topic: Will Anthem's New Clinical Guidelines Jeopardize Patient Safety?

  Channels: Cataract Surgery | Posted 3/1/2018

The major health insurer Anthem released new clinical guidelines in February announcing the company will no longer cover anesthesiologist care for cataract surgery in many cases, as they believe that monitored anesthesia care is medically necessary only under certain circumstances. Keith Walter, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD; and Vance Thompson, MD, offer their thoughts on Anthem's new policy.

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