In a ruling announced this week, CMS will reimburse through Medicare for CGM platforms that enable diabetic patients to share data through a smartphone with their care providers.Read More
In discussing disruptive innovations in health care, we generally focus our attention on the new enabling technologies or the new business models. While the technology and the business model define the disruptive solutions, customers who adopt the innovations are the ones who bring disruption to reality. As we have pointed out, disruptive innovation is the only way to curb skyrocketinghealth care spending. Then, finding the most willing customers for disruption is critical to applying the brakes to this spending crisis.
By: Spencer NamRead More
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that codifies the Medicare policy guidance when a device is not subject to the hearing aid exclusion. The rule finalizes that certain auditory implants, including cochlear implants, brain stem implants, and osseointegrated (bone-anchored) implants, do not meet the definition of hearing aids that are excluded from coverage.Read More