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Key Ingredient in Appeals to Medicare: Tenacity

Posted on 12/18/2012 by | Health | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthBy Susan Jaffe for Kaiser Health News This story was produced in collaboration with The Washington Post Dan Driscoll used to be a smoker. During a regular doctor’s visit, his primary-care physician suggested that Driscoll be tested to see if he was at risk for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, a life-threatening condition that can be linked to smoking. The doctor said Medicare would cover the procedure. So Driscoll, 68, who lives in Silver Spring, Md., had the test done and …