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Medicare Panel Laments Holes In Ventricular Assist Device Evidence Base

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

CMS does not currently have a national coverage determination process open on ventricular assist devices for heart failure, though the agency may open a new one, an agency official said.

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