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For Immediate Release: March 4, 2005

CMS Administrator Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, to Address Attendees at ACCC's 31st Annual National Meeting

ROCKVILLE, Md.—Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will deliver the keynote address at the 31st Annual National Meeting of the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) on March 9, 2005, at 9:00 am at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va. Dr. McClellan will discuss payment changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule and hospital outpatient department, and the impact of these changes on hospitals or practices.

Following his address, open discussions with a distinguished panel of experts will focus on several key issues:

Panel members will include:

The moderator will be Thomas A. Ault, Principal, Health Policy Alternatives, Washington, D.C.

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