The fight for new Medicare drug codes

A person holding the small Sinuva drug device.
Intersect ENT's Sinuva drug device. Photo: Intersect ENT

The federal government is holding public meetings next week to decide whether to create new Medicare billing code for 42 drugs and devices.

Why it matters: Many mundane Medicare policies and regulations, like new billing codes, are carried out under the radar. But those policies affect billions of dollars, and one company is already feeling a negative effect from a potentially adverse Medicare ruling.