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Should Medicare cover MF Stem Cell Transplant costs?

We only have 24 hours to comment on whether Medicare should covering stem cell transplant costs for myelofibrosis patients.

Click HERE to let Medicare know what you think.

 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is soliciting comments on whether or not to cover costs of stem cell transplantation for myelofibrosis

May 29, 2015, Friday, is the deadline for comments on the CMS initiative.

You can comment here: http://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-tracking-sheet.aspx?NCAId=280

medicare coverage for SCT

http://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-tracking-sheet.aspx?NCAId=280

 The invitation to comment issued April 30 expires after 30 days

April 30, 2015

CMS opens this NCA for Stem Cell Transplantation (Sickle Cell Disease and Myelofibrosis). The initial 30-day public comment period begins with this posting date, and ends after 30 calendar days. CMS considers all public comments, and is particularly interested in clinical studies and other scientific information relevant to the topic under review.

Instructions on submitting comments can be found at: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coverage/InfoExchange/publiccomments.html

To submit a comment, please use the orange “Comment” button at the top of the page. Enter comments directly into the “Submit A Public Comment” webpage.

 

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