Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, December 9th, 2005
Beginning January 2006, average Medicare reimbursement to hospitals for outpatient implantation of the VNS Therapy System increases 8.6% to $26,649 for the implantation and intra-operative programming of the VNS Therapy Systems as follows: $11,603 under APC 0039 for implantation of neurostimulator, $14,928 under APC 0225 for implantation of neurostimulator electrodes, and $118 under APC 0692 for the intra-operative electrode test.
"Cyberonics is very pleased with Medicare's decision to once again...
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