Senior woman in hospital

Elective surgery for Medicare recipients

5/23/2013 feature story

Using Medicare claims data, Lauren Nicholas, Kenneth Langa, 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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Kenneth M. Langa
David Weir

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