CardioMEMS HF Monitoring System Receives Medicare Approval
August 5, 2014
More than 5 million Americans suffer from Heart Failure leading to 1 million hospitalizations and 2.8 million office and emergency department visits a year. These hospitalizations are said to be the single greatest economic burden for hospitals and Medicare. It is estimated that $31 billion is spent annually on HF in the U.S. and this cost is projected to more than double to $70 billion by 2030.