Or you may have heard OH NOES DEATH
I'm not linking to any of the stories because those stories have comments and the comments are all the proof you need that human beings, as a whole, are fuckweasels.
Here's the ruling [pdf].
Patients and doctors regularly appeal Medicare's coverage policies. This appeal was brought by Denee Mallon a 79-year old veteran. What's interesting to note is CMS didn't bother to defend this appeal.
Congratulations to Ms. Mallon and all of the Medicare patients who'll benefit.