Thought this was an interesting article since I have rheumatoid arthritis and find some handguns painful to shoot.
Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Medicare to Cover Prescription Handguns?
Filed under: in the news…
We recently reported about a new 9mm handgun that was designed for folks suffering from arthritis and other disabilities affecting the hands. Constitution Arms, the manufacturer of the firearm, is reporting that the FDA has formally designated the gun as a medical gadget.
[INDENT]Constitution Arms contacted us with the following information:
[INDENT]Several weeks ago you were kind enough to blog about the Palm Pistol. We thought you might be interested to learn that the FDA has completed its “Device/Not a Device” determination and concluded the handgun will be listed as a Class I Medical Device, exempt from 510(k) Pre-Market Notification in accordance with 21 CFR 890.5050 “Daily Activity Assist Device.”[/INDENT][/INDENT]