CMS Considers Medicare Coverage Of Drug-Coated Stents, Implantable Depression Treatment

Thu, 08 Feb 2007 07:00 PM EST

... CMS recently considered Medicare coverage of drug-coated stents and an implantable device as a treatment for depression. Summaries appear below.Drug-coated stents: CMS might reconsider a decision to allow broad Medicare coverage of drug-coated stents because of concerns that the devices can increase risk for blood clots, the Wall Street Journal reports. [click link for full article] ...