Reimbursement
Feb 05, 2016
Marie Thibault No matter what Medicare decides, Boston Scientific executives still see a big market for the Watchman left atrial appendage closure (LAAC)...
Dec 17, 2015
Marie Thibault A month after CMS released a tough proposal decision memo on reimbursement for Boston Scientific's Watchman left atrial appendage closure (...
Nov 11, 2015
Marie Thibault The Watchman left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) device had a bumpy road to approval and it looks like its journey toward Medicare...
Oct 15, 2015
Marie Thibault Telehealth is a rapidly growing area of healthcare, with regulators and legislators following the space closely. Now, the latest advancements...
Aug 06, 2015
Marie Thibault   Continuous glucose monitoring systems, like Dexcom's G4 PLATINUM CGM System, may be processed as a pharmacy benefit by certain insurance...
Aug 03, 2015
Marie Thibault These days, it often seems the main struggle for medical device companies is not earning FDA regulatory clearance, but rather, securing...
Jun 09, 2015
Marie Thibault The clock is ticking on one of FDA's key initiatives to get groundbreaking medical devices to needy patients quickly. Involving both FDA and...
May 12, 2015
Marie Thibault A bill recently introduced in the Senate calls for CMS to cover disposable medical technologies used at home as part of Medicare's durable...
Jun 13, 2013
There's plenty of talk in healthcare about outcome-based reimbursement, reducing readmits and otherwise preparing for a healthcare economy based on quality and...
May 07, 2013
The hospital value analysis process for medical devices is evolving to include more formalized committees, more sophisticated metrics, and a greater influence...