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KCI Lobbies Congress Over Next Round Of Medicare Competitive Bidding

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Executives at device maker KCI want Washington policy-makers to consider the potential safety and cost impacts of including negative pressure wound therapy products in the next round of Medicare's competitive bidding program.

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