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Essure Procedure Now Covered by Medicaid in California
Date:5/14/2008

women enrolled in Medicaid. Conceptus has yet to receive Medicaid decisions for the Essure procedure in Arizona, Nebraska, North Dakota, Utah and Washington.

"We continue to provide compelling information on the costs and benefits of the Essure procedure to those few remaining state Medicaid programs that have not given a coverage decision, and to lobby for improved payment in those states with poor reimbursement," commented Mark Sieczkarek, president and chief executive officer of Conceptus. "This positive coverage decision from Medi-Cal is an important step in our efforts to make Essure available to women from all socioeconomic backgrounds."

About the Essure Procedure

The Essure procedure, approved by the FDA in 2002, is a permanent birth control procedure that replaces tubal ligation for women. In the comfort of a physician's office and in about 10 minutes, the soft micro-inserts are placed into the Fallopian tubes through the cervix eliminating the need for incisions. Once in place, the device is designed to elicit tissue growth in and around the micro-insert to form an occlusion or blockage in the Fallopian tubes.

The Essure confirmation test is performed three months after the procedure to confirm that the micro-inserts are in the correct location, the tubes are blocked and that the woman can discontinue temporary birth control. The Essure procedure is 99.80% effective and is the first and only FDA approved female sterilization procedure to have zero pregnancies in clinical trials.

About Conceptus

Conceptus, Inc. manufactures and markets the Essure Permanent Birth Control system, an innovative medical device and procedure designed to provide a non-incisional alternative to tubal ligation, which is currently the leading form of birth control worldwide. The availability of the Essure procedure in the U.S. is expected to open up a market currently occupied by incisional tubal ligation and vasectomy, which combined accoun
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