Reimbursement
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...
Jan 02, 2013
The passage of a scaled-back fiscal cliff agreement late last week, contained little relief for medical device makers. Key issues remained unresolved, and cuts...
Oct 01, 2012
 A new House bill seeks to improve and update the system for reimbursing IVD manufacturers. The bill, HR 6446, known as the Improving Diagnostic...
Jun 11, 2012
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will likely not succeed in reducing the cost of healthcare in the United States, according to a recent...
May 09, 2012
Gottlieb, who is a practicing physician who has also served as a senior policy adviser at CMS, is surprised that the watershed decision hasn’t received a...