Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Compassionate use” decision for VNS for those patients already implanted for depression is near…

I have been informed we are close to obtaining a decision on our pleas for a “Compassionate use” decision for VNS for those patients already implanted for depression.   I have copied and pasted below my recent correspondence with government … Continue reading

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My email pleading to Health and Human Services’ Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Monday, August 19, 2013 2:10 AM To: Kathleen Sebelius Subject: VNS Therapy (Vagus Nerve Stimulation) the egregious oversight by CMS endangering the lives of study subjects and patients… Dear Ms. Sebelius, Can you … Continue reading

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Dan Moore, CEO of Cyberonics responds to Herb Stein’s communication.

Dan Moore, CEO of Cyberonics responds to Herb Stein’s communication.   From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, August 16, 2013 4:22 AM To: Daniel Moore Subject: FW: VNS Therapy for Treatment Resistant Depression Dear Dan, Please forgive me … Continue reading

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Mr. Craig Malisow of the Houston Press would like to hear from you.

Dear Friends, As you know I have been diligently advocating for our cause. That is to get Medicare/Medicaid to cover the medical costs for VNS Therapy Depression volunteer study subjects or for Cyberonics to honor their publicly stated contract for … Continue reading

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