WATCHMAN is covered for eligible Medicare and Medicaid patients who meet certain national coverage criteria.² It’s also covered by a growing number of major private health insurance plans.
"It was the best feeling to know that WATCHMAN was going to watch over me."
Marjorie G. - WATCHMAN Implant Patient
1. Eikelboom JW, Connolly SJ, Brueckmann M, et al. Dabigatran versus warfarin in patients with mechanical heart valves. N Engl J Med. 2013;369(13):1206-1214.
2. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Decision memo for percutaneous left atrial appendage (LAA) closure therapy (CAG-00445N). https://www.cms.gov/medicare-coverage-database/details/nca-decision-memo.aspx?NCAId=281&ExpandComments=n&DocID=CAG-00445N&bc=gAAAAAgAAgAAAA%3d%3d&. Published February 8, 2016. Accessed May 20, 2016.