FDAnews Device Daily Bulletin

MEDICARE TO PAY FOR HEART TEST

March 23, 2006
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In a decision that could have long-term implications for Boston Scientific Corp. and its rival heart device makers, Medicare decided yesterday to pay for a test made by a small Bedford company that could limit the number of patients who receive implantable defibrillators.

Boston Globe (http://www.boston.com/business/technology/biotechnology/articles/2006/03/22/medicare_to_pay_for_heart_test/)