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.

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