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Biotelemetry, Inc. Announces Reduction To Medicare Reimbursement For Remote Cardiac Monitoring Services



12/5/2013 9:40:02 AM

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MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioTelemetry, Inc. (Nasdaq:BEAT), the leading wireless medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care, announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") has published a reduction to the reimbursement for remote cardiac monitoring services effective January 1, 2014. This reduction will impact all providers of remote cardiac monitoring services and will result in a 13.7% decrease to the national reimbursement rate for the MCOTTM service. If these rates had been in effect for 2013, we estimate that the Company's revenue would have been negatively impacted by approximately 3.8%.

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