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July 29, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Medical plan benefits for physical therapy, kidney dialysis, and other benefits in 2009

Percent of medical plan participants with selected benefits, by type of plan, 2009
Benefit Fee-for-service plans Health maintenance organizations

Physical therapy

69 72

Durable medical equipment

66 67

Prosthetics

49 35

Organ and tissue transplantation

48 31

Kidney dialysis

30 19

Diabetes care management

30 17

These data are featured in the TED article, Medical plan benefits for physical therapy, kidney dialysis, and other benefits in 2009.