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Question: The Department of Health and Human Services (

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) denied Medicare coverage for the BIO-1000, a piece of durable medical equipment used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee (a degeneration of cartilage and the underlying bone). In a series of decisions, HHS ruled that this equipment had not been shown to be reasonable and necessary for treatment of this disorder. The supplier of the device, International Rehabilitative Sciences Inc., sued, arguing that the decisions were arbitrary, capricious, and not supported by substantial evidence. Will the supplier be successful in its lawsuit? [International Rehabilitative Sciences Inc. DBA RS v. Sebelius, 688 F.3 d 994 (2012)].
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