KCI's wound-healing device to remain available to Medicare patients

07/16/2008 | American City Business Journals

Kinetic Concepts will continue to offer V.A.C. Therapy, a wound-healing device, to Medicare Part B beneficiaries after Congress passed a bill postponing until 2011 the implementation of CMS' competitive-bidding program for negative-pressure wound treatment. The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, however, mandates a 9.5% cut on equipment for such therapy on Medicare Part B placements starting in January.

View Full Article in:

American City Business Journals

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director of Accreditation
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Stop Loss Sales Executive, (Southern Region)
Indigo Insurance Services
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Chief Executive Officer
Center for Improving Value in Healthcare
Denver, CO
Quality Program Manager II, State Programs
Tufts Health Plan
Watertown, MA
Senior director risk adjustor and coding doc
Novant Health
Charlotte, NC