CMS announces facilities in Mississippi and Georgia meet standards for carotid artery stenting

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that two facilities have met its standards for performing carotid artery stenting for high-risk patients.

Effective April 12, the following two facilities met the standards: Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Miss., and South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Ga.

Since March 30, 2005, CMS has approved 1,361 facilities to perform carotid artery stenting for high-risk patients.