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Neurosurgeon Appointed to Medicare Advisory Committee

Ahmed M. Raslan, MD, FAANS, has been appointed to the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC). He joins Joseph S. Cheng, MD, FAANS, in representing neurosurgery on this CMS panel. The AANS and CNS nominated Dr. Raslan at the end of last year. MEDCAC is a group of 100 appointed individuals — including physicians, patients and industry representatives. CMS calls on MEDCAC members when it is considering National Coverage Determinations (NCDs).

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