MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Things aren’t going to get any easier in the healthcare industry in the near future regardless of what the Supreme Court rules on the Affordable Care Act, AdvaMed executive vice president David Nexon says in an interview:
The interview was conducted as part of Kaiser Health’s "Supreme uncertainty: What’s next after the court rules" series.
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