TAVR Gets Love, MitraClip Gets None In Medicare Inpatient Proposal
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
CMS proposes to grant new hospital inpatient payment categories for transcatheter valve replacements, a potential boon to Edwards’ and Medtronic’s devices. But the Medicare agency continues to stand firm against upgrading payment levels for Abbott’s MitraClip percutaneous mitral valve repair procedure.
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