Reinstated: Ventricular assist device implant volume requirement
During the public health emergency, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) halted the requirement to count the volume of ventricular assist device (VAD) implants by surgeons. When that ends, however, on May 11, counting VAD implants by surgeons will resume.
For more information, see the May 2023 issue of Perspectives. Questions regarding this update may be directed to your organization’s account executive.