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Vascular Specialist Response to Medicare Evidence Development Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) Panel on Peripheral Artery Disease of the Lower Extremities PDF Print E-mail
Written by PACSMule Administrator   
Saturday, 09 April 2016 20:00
On July 22, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) convened a Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) panel to focus on lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD). The goal was to examine the scientific evidence of currently employed interventions that aim to improve health outcomes in theĀ Medicare population, and address areas where evidenceĀ gaps may exist (https://www.cms.gov). The recommendations from this committee will then be considered by CMS as the basis for any future determinations about Medicare coverage for any interventions related to PAD.

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