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Drug-Coated Balloons Net Medicare Inpatient Bonus Payments

The positive hospital inpatient reimbursement decision for recently launched Medtronic and CR Bard peripheral artery devices follows prior positive policy rulings in the outpatient setting. Meanwhile, CMS rejected Boston Scientific's new-technology add-on application for the Watchman stroke device, but the agency did establish a pricier payment category for the new procedure.

Medical Device Reimbursement

CMS Raises Concerns With New-Technology Payment Candidates

Boston Scientific’s Watchman stroke device, Medtronic and Bard’s drug-coated balloons, Cardiovascular Systems atherectomy systems and two other devices each come in for criticism in the Medicare agency’s consideration of the next round of inpatient bonus payments for new technologies.

CMS Raises Questions About New-Technology Payment Candidates

Boston Scientific’s Watchman stroke device, Medtronic and Bard’s drug-coated balloons, Cardiovascular Systems atherectomy systems and two other devices each come in for criticism in the Medicare agency’s consideration of the next round of inpatient bonus payments for new technologies.

Medical Device Reimbursement

ArthroCare Bid Signals Ortho Consolidation

If completed, Smith & Nephew’s acquisition of ArthroCare would help it diversify into the ENT market, but the deal may not get done as analysts speculate that competitors Stryker and J&J could step in with counteroffers. The interest surrounding ArthroCare emphasizes the pressures being put on large joint makers to find new ways of making money in orthopedics.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Monitoring Equipment & Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Musculoskeletal & Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • OrthoSensor Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Jay Pierce, CEO
    Roman Bensen, CFO
    Marc Stein, CTO
    Martin Roche, MD, CMO
  • Contact Info
  • OrthoSensor Inc.
    Phone: (954) 577-7770
    1855 Griffin Rd., Ste. A-310
    Dania Beach, FL 33004-2200
    USA
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