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US catheter market to shoot up by 40% due to reimbursement decisions

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The US intermittent catheter market, comprising reusable straight strips, disposable gel-coated strips and trays, and disposable hydrophilic strips, will rise by 40% between 2008 and 2012, the Millennium Research Group (MRG) predicts. MRG says favourable Medicare reimbursement decisions account for the projected healthy growth.On April 1 last year, the number of intermittent catheters covered by Medicare increased from four per month to a maximum of 200 catheters per month, promoting single-use catheterisation.

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