House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX-8) released draft legislative language aimed at reducing waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare. One section of the draft language would require prior authorizations for all blepharoplasty and eyebrow lift procedures.
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