In Vivo is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

TRD Societal Cost Can Sway US Payer On VNS Coverage Decision

Executive Summary

LivaNova is counting on CMS paying more than lip service to the value-based agenda as it assesses coverage decisions for Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for the treatment of resistant depression over the coming months. In many ways it is a test for both parties.

You may also be interested in...



Limited Medicare Coverage Policy Proposed For Depression VNS Treatment

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' proposed national coverage policy for vagus nerve stimulation for depression would allow coverage only in a randomized controlled trial, stipulating multiple caveats on patient choice and endpoints. Manufacturer LivaNova says it is preparing to launch a qualifying study.

LivaNova Builds Strategic Base And Commercial Case To Silence Skeptics

Medical innovator LivaNova has a new stated focus: it won’t go outside the head and the heart when it comes to potential M&A and technology development projects. It has set out short- and longer-term solutions to boost sales and/or profitability in its neuromodulation and cardio franchises. What is certain is that eight months into his tenure as CEO, Damien McDonald is stamping his imprint all over LivaNova.

Connected Strategies Are Vital For Medtechs In The Consumer-Led 2020s

Discussions on the shape of health care have moved from “reimagining” to the next stage: building and executing on the vision. That is the thrust of EY’s NextWave Report: New Horizons 2019. Additionally, for medtechs seeking business continuum, “duality” is now a preoccupying thought.

Topics

Related Companies

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

IV005380

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel