Washington Roundup, November-December 2012
The latest medical device regulatory and reimbursement news from Elsevier Business Intelligence’s “The Gray Sheet.” This month we cover the post-election picture, pending reimbursement reductions for interventional cardiologists, and new guidance on PMA and 510(k) submission reviews.
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