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LVRS Reimbursement Study On 12-Year Pace Based On Current Enrollment

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

A HCFA/NIH study to gather data on lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) will take 12 years to complete rather than the projected seven, attorney Michael Gaba, of the law firm of Oppenheimer Wolff Donnelly & Bayh, suggested Dec. 6 at the Medical Device Manufacturers Association's Second Annual Coverage and Reimbursement Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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