Navigation Links
Maryland Approves Medicaid Reimbursement for ActiPatch(R)
Date:4/21/2008

Other States May Soon Follow

FREDERICK, Md., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Medicaid has approved medical necessity product reimbursement for ActiPatch(TM) for kidney-compromised patients. BioElectronics Corporation, (Pink Sheets: BIEL), is the maker of ActiPatch, a revolutionary drug-free anti-inflammatory patch which accelerates healing.

Many commonly used pharmaceutical agents including aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin) and Naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn) with regular use and most especially long-term use, can have serious complications such as ulcers and bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract. These medications have been known to worsen cardiovascular conditions, increase high blood pressure, kidney disease and diabetes.

Andrew J. Whelan, CEO of BioElectronics Corporation, explains, "ActiPatch with its non-invasive, very efficient treatment for swelling and pain while accelerating recovery is the medicine of the future available today. We are actively pursuing additional reimbursement approvals nationally. ActiPatch is an important product that not only works without side-effects, it also has the potential to help keep medical costs down at a time when medical and insurance costs appear to be spiraling out of control," adds Whelan.

ActiPatch(TM) is a wafer thin patch with an embedded battery operated microchip that delivers weeks of continuous pulsed RF therapy for less than a dollar a day. The unique ActiPatch(TM) delivery system, using patented technology, provides a cost-effective, home use method to reduce soft tissue pain and swelling.

ActiPatch has regulatory clearance by the FDA for the treatment of edema following blepharoplasty.

For more information visit http://www.bioelectronicscorp.com or call 866-757-2284.

About BioElectronics

BioElectronics Corporation is the maker of the ActiPatch(TM). ActiPatch is a drug free anti-inflammatory patch with an embedded battery operated microchip that delivers weeks of continuous pulsed therapy for less than a dollar a day. The unique ActiPatch delivery system, using patented technology, provides a cost-effective patient friendly method to reduce soft tissue pain and swelling.

For more information visit: http://www.bioelectronicscorp.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements related to future growth and earnings opportunities. Such statements are based upon certain assumptions and assessments made by management in light of current conditions, expected future developments and other factors it believes to be appropriate. Actual results may differ as a result of factors over which the company has no control.

Media Relations Contact:

Patricia Baker, The Big Picture Agency LLC

Voice: 413-623-0950 ext. 221, email: pbaker@bigpictureagency.com

Investor Relations Contact:

Joe Noel, Emerging Growth Research LLP

Voice: 925-922-2560, email: jnoel701@yahoo.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE BioElectronics Corporation
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. BioSpace Career Fair in Bethesda, Maryland Draws Hundreds of Industry Professionals
2. Maryland Stem Cell Commission Issues Nationwide Request for Applications for New Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grants
3. University of Maryland, Baltimore BioPark Signs Gliknik Inc. as First Tenant in Its BioInnovation Center in Building Two
4. Maryland Science Center Unveils Anatomical Exhibition, Body Worlds 2, on Saturday, February 2
5. Brazilian National Biosafety Technical Committee Approves Monsanto Company Insect-Protected Corn Trait
6. FDA Approves RISPERDAL(R) to Treat Adolescents with Schizophrenia and Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Mania
7. FDA Approves ACAM2000(TM) Vaccine for Protection Against Smallpox
8. NJ Board of Pharmacy Approves Wedgewood Pharmacy Technician-Training Program
9. FDA Approves Expanded Labeling for Campath(R) to Include First-line Treatment for Leading Form of Adult Leukemia
10. FDA Approves New 300mg Loading Dose Tablet for PLAVIX(R) (clopidogrel bisulfate)
11. FDA Approves Administration of LEXIVA(R) with Lower Dose of Boosting Medication Ritonavir
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... Hematology Review, 2016;12(1):22-8 http://doi.org/10.17925/OHR.2016.12.01.22 ... , the peer-reviewed journal from touchONCOLOGY, Andrew ... escalating cost of cancer care is placing an ... result of expensive biologic therapies. With the patents ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ClinCapture, the ... Convention Center and will showcase its product’s latest features from June 26 to ... a scientific poster on Disrupting Clinical Trials in The Cloud during the conference. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Velocity Products, a ... designed, tuned and optimized exclusively for Okuma CNC machining centers at The International ... a collaboration among several companies with expertise in toolholding, cutting tools, machining dynamics ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... India , June 23, 2016 ... media market research report to its pharmaceuticals section ... profiles, product details and much more. ... spread across 151 pages, profiling 15 companies and ... available at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/601420-global-cell-culture-media-industry-2016-market-research-report.html . ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/26/2016)... and LONDON , ... Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary ... Onegini today announced a partnership to integrate the ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20151104/283829LOGO ) ... provide their customers enhanced security to access and ...
(Date:4/19/2016)... , UAE, April 20, 2016 ... be implemented as a compact web-based "all-in-one" system solution ... the biometric fingerprint reader or the door interface with ... of modern access control systems. The minimal dimensions of ... ID readers into the building installations offer considerable freedom ...
(Date:4/15/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the ...  report to their offering.  ,      ... gait biometrics market is expected to grow at ... Gait analysis generates multiple variables such ... compute factors that are not or cannot be ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):