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Section 416, Heart Transplants

Guidance for Section 416, Heart Transplants that is being updated to reflect the policy regarding the coverage of artificial hearts and ventricular assist devices (VAD) in §65-15 of the Coverage Issues Manual.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: December 27, 2002

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