Published in Drug Law Weekly, May 24th, 2005
CMS will perform a post-coverage analysis of claims data to examine the net health benefit of ultrasound stimulation for nonunion fractures without prior surgery.
"We are making this bone healing treatment more widely available, while at the same time gaining knowledge that will better inform our coverage decision process," said CMS Administrator Mark B. McClellan, MD, PhD. "And we are doing it without any additional burden to beneficiaries or providers."
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