The company also announced that NGS has coverage for PillCam SB and for the detection of small bowel tumors, evaluation of malabsorption syndrome, and small bowel evaluation prior to a small bowel surgical resection for the loss of blood proteins control Includes several additional ICD-9 codes were also added discount .
Technology,overnment Services expands policy to capsule endoscopy of the esophagus, USA coverGiven Imaging Ltd. , the global leader in capsule endoscopy, today announced that National Government Services is, the Medicare Part B support more than 6 million people in New York, New Jersey, Kentucky and Indiana announced a new coverage policy for cirrhotic patients for the evaluation of esophageal varices using capsule endoscopy of the esophagus. The policy is at 1 December 2007. With the addition of the NGS coverage policy to the existing policy could cover more than 13 million beneficiaries in the United States have access to PillCam ESO. Douglas T. Dieterich, Professor of Medicine, Liver Diseases, Director, Continuing Medical Education, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, said, ‘Esophageal varices are a major complication of cirrhosis and with a mortality rate of 20 percent. By Medicare patients linked access to this less invasive technology, NGS is making great strides to make sure patients with cirrhosis, which will help. The quality of care for these patients ‘.
The Government of contact an aim of View all NHS Trust start of treatment all patients to hospital period of 18 weeks of the of payment by the GP by December 2008.