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MCAC Panel Recommends Coverage Decision Of Bilateral DBS For Parkinson’s

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Medicare coverage conditions for bilateral deep-brain stimulation to treat Parkinson's disease should stipulate that procedures be performed by a "specialized team" of movement-disorder neurologists and neurosurgeons, Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee panel members concluded June 12

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