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    Apr 2007
    Klamath Falls

    Question Medicare reimbursement

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    Pessary cost our practice $30-$60 each. Medicare only reimburses us $15.97, how do we recoup our cost?

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    Apr 2007


    Are you also reporting the "fitting and insertion of pessary or other intravaginal support device" CPT code 57160?
    Evangelina Frohna, CPC, CEMC

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Klamath Falls

    Red face

    Yes, we charge for the insertion 57160, A4562 and E/M-25 as necessary. Depending on the type of visit.

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