AMS happy with CMS’ upsurge in 2012 payment price for proton therapy AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES , a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, said today that the latest announcement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicade Solutions of a 15 percent increase in the payment rate of proton therapy for hospital based centers from 2012 strengthens the financial case for the proton centers now in development by the Company. We are pleased that CMS recognizes the therapeutic worth of proton therapy, right now widely regarded as the perfect radiation treatment for a growing variety of cancers. This payment boost will facilitate the development of much-needed proton therapy centers throughout the national country, stated AMS Chief and Chairman Executive Officer Ernest A dapoxetine .
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