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Aetna Drops Coverage of MAC for Colonoscopy Posted 1/28/08

Gabriel Miller

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Thus, for a third time, insurance giant Aetna has taken measures to remove anesthesiologists from colonoscopy suites, this time by telling physicians that they will no longer cover monitored anesthesia care (MAC) during colonoscopy for patients without sedation-related risk factors.



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