Doctors have lengthy debated whether atypical childhood febrile seizures lead to epilepsy later in life. Researchers have had to consider the alternate likelihood that these seizures are simply just another manifestation of an underlying disease process that will lead to epilepsy with or without atypical febrile seizures. Related StoriesBoston Children's and Rock Health synergy to accelerate advancement of pediatric health technologiesBoston Children's Hospital selects Vijay G. Sankaran to receive Rising Superstar AwardHeart of the Rockies Regional INFIRMARY selects Aprima EHRThe response to this conundrum provides profound treatment implications. Only with a better understanding of the partnership between febrile seizures and adult epilepsy would doctors have the ability to take aggressive steps to arrest or actually prevent the implications of febrile seizures in children at risk of temporal lobe epilepsy.Today In its statement released, MedPAC noted that lots of doctors have expanded their procedures in recent years to add radiation therapy and other services included in the ancillary services exception to the physician self-referral law, or Stark rules. MedPAC said physician self-referral of providers in the exception creates incentives to increase volume. MedPAC also observed that the exception was intended for ‘quick turnaround’ services, such as lab X-rays or assessments, provided during the same office visit.