Evidence Insight Spotlight: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)

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  • Jan 01, 0001

In October 2018, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services dramatically reduced reimbursement for peripheral venoarterial and venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), which has led hospitals to reexamine ECMO selection and discontinuation criteria for patients with cardiac or respiratory failure.

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