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Industry Should Guard Against Carrier Consolidation, Ex-CMS Official Says

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Device firms should be prepared to defend the local coverage process against potential consolidation of carriers under the Medicare Modernization Act, according to The Health Strategies Consultancy Reimbursement Director Perry Bridger

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