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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007

    Default Billing Medicare for Pessary....

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    Can anyone clarify for me the procedure on billing Medicare for a new pessary.
    When they come in for their OBGYN visit and we supply the pessary are we
    allowed to charge for the pessary itself?

    Would really appreciate any help can get on this.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Greeley, Colorado


    Yes but you have to bill the DME carrier, not your FI/MAC.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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