Published in Managed Care Business Week, August 16th, 2005
Based on the number of total lives covered by these contracts, which include one signed with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, ON-Q will be available to 11 million more patients who may undergo outpatient surgery so the tally of ON-Q covered lives in the United States now numbers nearly 20 million. Surgeries in ambulatory surgery centers represent about 50% of ON-Q's market opportunity.
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