The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) made changes to the IDE regulations (42 CFR § 405 Subpart B). CMS outlined criteria for coverage of IDE studies and changed from local Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) review and approval of IDE studies to a centralized review and approval of IDE studies.
Medicare may provide extended coverage and reimbursement for certain investigational devices and services related to the use of those devices. Coverage is contingent upon meeting regulatory criteria and Florida medical director's approval.
Medicare may provide coverage and reimbursement for certain investigational devices and services related to the use of those devices. Coverage is contingent upon meeting regulatory criteria and contractor's approval.
When submitting requests for continuations of your participation in the post-approval or a 510K for carotid artery stenting (CAS) study, please update your file with First Coast Service Options Inc. (First Coast).
Review answers to frequently-asked questions regarding clinical trials and device coverage.
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