Thursday, April 24, 2014

AdvaMed Worries ACOs Will Slow Adoption Of New Devices, Shift Costs

Medical device makers worry that accountable care organizations will substitute prescriptions drugs for clinical services and slow adoption of new devices that may cost more and are not yet the standard of care, even though those devices might be better for patients, according to executives of the Advanced Medical Technology Association.

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