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Allergen Immunotherapy for Medicare Beneficiaries

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http://www.oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-09-00-00531.pdf

Finds that allergy therapies represent a significant Medicare financial vulnerability with 62% of the treatments not meeting program requirements resulting in $75 million dollars in improper payments. From the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services.