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  • 06.9.11

    Medical Device Companies Bang the Drum Over ACO Dangers

    DOTMed | Brendon Nafziger

    Medical device companies are warning Medicare to make sure its forthcoming accountable care organization model ensures doctors aren’t rewarded for using lower cost devices or stinting on patient care. In letters sent this week to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Inspector General’s office of the Department of Health and Human Services, the medical device lobby AdvaMed called for stronger oversight of ACO programs and guidelines so early adopters of technology don’t get penalized.

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