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Items and Services Not Covered Under Medicare – CMS.gov

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TABLE OF CONTENTS. THE FOUR CATEGORIES OF ITEMS AND SERVICES
NOT COVERED UNDER MEDICARE AND. APPLICABLE EXCEPTIONS. 4.
Services and Supplies That Are Not Medically Reasonable and Necessary. 4.
Non-Covered Items and Services. 6. Items and Services Furnished Outside the
U.S.. 6.

Medicare Benefit Policy Manual – CMS.gov

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Dec 11, 2009 Reasonable and necessary services associated with treatment for infertility are
covered under Medicare. Infertility is a condition sufficiently at variance with the
usual state of health to make it appropriate for a person who normally is expected
to be fertile to seek medical consultation and treatment.

Medicare Benefit Policy Manual – CMS.gov

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No payment can be made under either the hospital insurance or supplementary
medical insurance program for certain items and services, when the following
conditions exist: • Not reasonable and necessary (§20);. • No legal obligation to
pay for or provide (§40);. • Paid for by a governmental entity (§50);. • Not provided
 …

Medicare Benefit Policy Manual – CMS.gov

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40.1.1 – General Principles Governing Reasonable and Necessary Skilled.
Nursing Care. 40.1.2 – Application of the Principles to Skilled Nursing Services.
40.1.2.1 – Observation and Assessment of the Patient's Condition. When Only the
Specialized Skills of a Medical Professional. Can Determine Patient's Status.
40.1.2.2 …

Complying with Documentation Requirements for … – CMS.gov

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reasonable and necessary. ○ When completing progress notes, the physician
should clearly indicate all tests to be performed (for example, “run labs” or “check
blood” by itself does not support intent to order). ○ Documentation in the patient's
medical record must support the medical necessity for ordering the service(s) per
 …

Medicare Ambulance Transports – CMS.gov

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This is regardless of whether the beneficiary required ALS intervention services
during the transport, provided the ambulance transportation itself was medically
reasonable and necessary and all other coverage requirements are met. An ALS
intervention is a procedure that must be performed by an emergency medical …

Medicare Benefit Policy Manual – CMS.gov

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10.1.3 – Medical Necessity – Admission Required and Only Private Rooms.
Available …. not aware the services were not necessary and could not
reasonably be expected to know that the services were not …. patient has a
private room not medically necessary, a private room medically necessary. (
Medicare does not pay for …

Medicare Coverage of Ambulance Services – Medicare.gov

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Mr. Smith requires ground ambulance transportation because of his medical
conditions, but he asks to be transported by air ambulance. Medicare will cover
the cost of the ground ambulance transportation, but won't cover air ambulance
transportation because this level of service isn't medically reasonable or
necessary.

Medicare Coverage – HHS.gov

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reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness or injury or to
improve the functioning of a malformed body member,. ***. (E) in the case of
research conducted pursuant to section. 1142, which is not reasonable and
necessary to carry out the … the management of the beneficiary's specific medical
problem.

10969, Medicare and Home Health Care 9-13-07.qxp – NH.gov

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that is ordered by the doctor is medically reasonable and necessary for the
treatment of Jane's wound. The total time that the nurse will be at Jane's house
will be about an hour each day. Jane only needs the nurse to come for 15 days.
Jane's need for home health care meets the Medicare definition of “intermittent.”.

Medical Fee Guideline – Texas Department of Insurance

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necessary. Notwithstanding payment policies and Medicare medical review
policies, in the Texas workers' compensation system, a given treatment or service
should be covered if it is related to a compensable injury, medically necessary,
and medically reasonable. For example, Medicare benefits exclude
reimbursement for …

Michigan Consumer Guide to Health Insurance – State of Michigan

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This guide was produced by the State of Michigan,Department of. Insurance and
Financial Services (DIFS) through a federal grant provided by the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services. To order copies of this guide, e-mail
difs-hicap@michigan.gov. Find more information at www.michigan.gov/difs. Toll-
free: …

Social Security Programs in the United States – Medicare

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under Part A. All services must be medically necessary to be covered. Medicare
does not pay for the following: long-term nursing care; most outpatient
prescription drugs and patent medicines; dental care; eyeglasses, hearing aids,
and examinations to pre- scribe or fit them; routine physical checkups; routine
foot care;.

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Medicare Coverage for Chiropractic Services – Medical Record Documentation.
Requirements for Initial … for Medicare beneficiaries and documentation
requirements for the beneficiary's initial visit and subsequent … relationship to the
patient's condition and provide reasonable expectation of recovery or
improvement of …

Medical Debt Strategies for Older Consumers – National Center on …

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and non-older consumers, 20% have at least one medical debt collection item in
their credit reports. Older adults may struggle to pay Medicare …. before providing
, medically necessary care because of any individual's nonpayment of one or
more bills for previously provided care covered under the hospital's financial …

Physical Therapy – Iowa Department of Human Services – Iowa.gov

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Apr 1, 2014 diversion or general motivation, do not constitute physical therapy for Medicaid
purposes. Services that exceed the cap listed above may be provided if the
therapist provides documentation that services were medically reasonable and
necessary. The need for medically necessary and reasonable services …

subchapter 29. medical fee schedules – State of New Jersey

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provide that the automobile insurer's limit of liability for medically necessary
expenses payable under PIP coverage, and the motor bus insurer's limit of
liability for medically necessary expenses payable under medical expense
benefits coverage, is the fee set forth in this subchapter or the usual, customary
and reasonable …

Introduction – Mississippi Secretary of State – MS.GOV

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a bodily injury or occupational disease covered by the Mississippi Workers'
Compensation Law, reasonable and necessary medical, surgical, and hospital
services and medicines, supplies or other attendance or treatment as necessary.
The employer shall provide to the injured employee such medical or dental
surgery, …