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Medicare to Reimburse for the Bioness L300™ Foot Drop System for Spinal Cord Injury
Date:12/11/2008

yday activities that can greatly improve their quality of life."

"We are delighted with CMS' decision to cover the NESS L300 and, more importantly, encouraged by the impact that it will have on the lives of thousands of people with spinal cord injuries, their caregivers and families," said Yitzhak Zilberman, President and CEO of Bioness Inc. "The NESS family of products has already helped thousands of patients suffering from a variety of neurological disorders regain mobility. We are confident that the CMS decision will make access to the NESS L300 even easier for patients in need."

The NESS L300 is a prescription device used by nearly 400 in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation facilities and select orthotic and prosthetic patient care facilities across the United States as an adjunct to therapeutic procedures. If a patient is determined to be appropriate for the NESS L300 in the home, a Bioness-trained therapist configures the electrodes and trains the patient on its proper use. Routine therapy visits are required to ensure that the device is properly fitted and that patients receive the proper dosage levels consistent with individual therapy goals.

To find a Bioness-trained facility, visit the Bioness website (www.bioness.com).

Individual results vary. People should consult with a qualified physician to determine if the NESS L300 is right for them.

About Bioness Inc.

Bioness develops, manufactures and markets innovative neuromodulation products that aid individuals with central nervous system disorders such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.

The NESS L300™ Foot Drop System and NESS H200 Hand Rehabilitation System, cleared for use by the Food and Drug Administration and approved by the European Union (CE Mark), are designed to
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