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CMS’ Competitive Bidding Program

The facts about Access to V.A.C.® Therapy in CMS’ Round 1 2017 and Round 2 Recompete CBAs

Medicare Patients still have access to ACTIV.A.C™ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Acelity is still committed to providing best-in-class clinical and product support for all patients across
the continuum of care.

KCI V.A.C.® Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Medicare Part B Reimbursement Facts:
  • V.A.C.® Therapy is still available to patients
  • V.A.C.® Therapy did not lose Medicare coverage
  • KCI is working with Contracted Suppliers to provide V.A.C.® Therapy for patients served in CMS Round 2 Recompete Competitive Bidding Areas (CBAs) 

From Hospital to Home, Clinicians are Confident in the Certainty of Acelity.




Medicare patients**
since competitive bidding was implemented in 2013


wounds treated worlwide
with V.A.C.® THERAPY*


No impact to:
  • Managed Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private Insurance/MCO
  • Medicare Part B in other geographies not indicated on the map below


Contact your Acelity representative or the Acelity Reimbursement Hotline at +1 800-668-6812 for any questions on the CMS Round 2 Recompete.

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