Tag Archives: MDD

"…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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Response to TMS Sustained in Depression

Medscape Medical News > Psychiatry Response to TMS Sustained in Depression Pam Harrison September 17, 2014   TMS Cost-effective for Resistant Depression TMS for Resistant Depression: Long-term Results Are In FDA Clears TMS Device for Resistant Depression   The final … Continue reading

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Under Surveillance

Under Surveillance Shock therapy: Cyberonics link to deaths and injuries by Sonya Colberg, Senior Investigative Reporter – 4/16/2014 1:28:01 PM Judy Bowling could easily complete the night shift at a New York medical clinic, drive the 20-mile commute back home, … Continue reading

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Long-term VNS Safe, Effective for Resistant Depression

Medscape Medical News from the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) 2014 Annual Meeting This coverage is not sanctioned by, nor a part of, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology.   Medscape Medical News > Conference News Long-term VNS Safe, … Continue reading

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“What results can I expect?”

What an absolutely great question and topic for discussion. “What results can I expect?” (posted December 26, 2013) By the way and to Cyberonics website administrator you’ve listed a “dead link”. Try clicking on the link you’ve posted. I’d like … Continue reading

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Families turn grief to suicide prevention efforts

Families turn grief to suicide prevention efforts Those who have lost loved ones, experts, urge awareness of depression over holidays Dec. 18, 2013   |  Mary Reeves, left, with her daughter Anna Steele, found help through the support group Survivors of … Continue reading

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Deep brain stimulation provides relief other treatments can’t

MYSTERIES OF THE MIND: DEPRESSION Deep brain stimulation provides relief other treatments can’t December 14, 2013 10:13 PM By Mark Roth / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette For Melanie, it was a matter of millimeters. That was the difference between feeling only slightly … Continue reading

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2013-12-13 VNS Therapy – Joyce’s 14th Anniversary

2013-12-13 VNS Therapy – Joyce’s 14th Anniversary   Sincerely, Herb Joyce and Herbert Stein 1008 Trailmore Lane Weston, FL 33326-2816 (954) 349-8733 vnsdepression@gmail.com http://www.vnstherapy-herb.blogspot.com http://www.vnstherapy.wordpress.com

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“Unwanted stepchildren of Cyberonics”

To the VNS Facebook Site Administrator for Cyberonics, I think the AES Annual Meeting 2013 and the photos from this convention are outstanding and a means of conveying the good this and other organizations do for the epilepsy patient population. … Continue reading

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