Monthly Archives: January 2015

Safety of a dedicated brain MRI protocol in patients with a vagus nerve stimulator.

Epilepsia. 2014 Nov;55(11):e112-5. doi: 10.1111/epi.12774. Epub 2014 Sep 19. Safety of a dedicated brain MRI protocol in patients with a vagus nerve stimulator. de Jonge JC1, Melis GI, Gebbink TA, de Kort GA, Leijten FS. Author information 1Department of Neurology … Continue reading

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RE: Response to Your January 12, 2015 Email

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Sunday, January 25, 2015 6:33 PMTo: ‘Turner, Courtney (CMS/OHI)’Cc: ‘Burwell, Sylvia M. (HHS/OS)’; ‘Cavanaugh, Sean (CMS/CM)’Subject: RE: Response to Your January 12, 2015 Email Dear Courtney, Thank you as always for responding to my communications.  … Continue reading

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Message for Stephen J. Hemsley – CEO, United Healthcare

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Monday, January 12, 2015 4:06 AMTo: Stephen J. Hemsley – CEO, United Healthcare; Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Sean Cavanaugh, CMS – Deputy Administrator & DirectorSubject: VNS … Continue reading

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"…CMS and its contractors will allow coverage…for beneficiaries who began receiving VNS Therapy prior to May 4, 2007."

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2015 3:36 PMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Sean Cavanaugh, CMS – Deputy Administrator & DirectorSubject: “…CMS and its contractors will allow coverage…for beneficiaries … Continue reading

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Cyberonics Provides Update On Departmental Appeals Board Decision Regarding Coverage Of VNS Therapy® System In Treatment-Resistant Depression

Cyberonics Provides Update On Departmental Appeals Board Decision Regarding Coverage Of VNS Therapy┬« System In Treatment-Resistant Depression HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX) today announced the receipt of a decision from the Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) … Continue reading

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