EC Ratifies Blood Pressure Monitor Decision, Calls For Treatment Guidelines
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Consensus guidelines indicating patient populations likely to benefit from the use of ambulatory blood pressure monitors (ABPMs) need to be developed before CMS issues a coverage decision for the devices, according to the executive committee (EC) of the agency's Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee
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