Monthly Archives: September 2013

VNS Therapy for Depression – GOOD NEWS

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2013 8:48 AMTo: Amy Larrick (CMS/CM); Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator Director – CMSCc: Madam Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – HHS Subject: VNS Therapy for Depression – GOOD NEWS To all of Joyce’s fellow … Continue reading

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Favorable decision and document is forthcoming…

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Monday, September 16, 2013 1:00 PM Subject: Favorable decision and document is forthcoming… To all of Joyce’s fellow implant patients, Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator and Director for the Center of Medicare at the … Continue reading

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They all desperately want the same wellness now!

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2013 11:16 AM To: Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator Director – CMS; Madam Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – HHS Subject: They all desperately want the same wellness now! Dear Jonathan, It is roughly … Continue reading

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“I write this I am preparing for another hospitalization.”

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, September 13, 2013 9:43 PM To: Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator Director – CMS; Madam Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – HHS Subject: “I write this I am preparing for another hospitalization.” Dear Jonathan, I … Continue reading

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“…treating severe unresponsive depressive disorder is exactly the reason that I approved the device…”

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, September 13, 2013 2:37 PM To: Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator Director – CMS; Madam Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – HHS Subject: “…treating severe unresponsive depressive disorder is exactly the reason that I approved … Continue reading

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Oh Herb do I dare have hope?

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, September 13, 2013 1:48 AM To: Jonathan Blum, Deputy Administrator Director – CMS; Madam Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – HHS Subject: Oh Herb do I dare have hope? Julie Ottaviani 10:49 PM (September … Continue reading

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I’ve finally made contact with Dr. Daniel Schultz…

From: Joyce and Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2013 2:55 PM Subject: VNS Therapy for depression… To all of Joyce’s fellow implant patients, This morning after some searching I was finally able to make contact with Dr. Daniel … Continue reading

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