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Despite Paclitaxel Warnings, Physicians Endorse Boston Sci’s Eluvia Stent For NTAP In CMS Pay Proposal Comments

Executive Summary

Cardiologists and radiologists spoke in support of new technology add-on payments for Boston Scientific’s Eluvia drug-eluting stent, used to treat patients with peripheral artery disease, in comments on the US Medicare agency's Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) rule for 2020, despite concerns about paclitaxel-coated stents discussed at a late June US FDA Advisory Committee meeting.


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