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Sleep Apnea and Medicare

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    Hi,

    Can anyone tell me if there are any surgeries that Medicare will cover for patient's that want to correct their sleep apnea?

    thanks
    Tina Reich, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC

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    I work for an ASC and some procedures code from the series of 312XX are covered by medicare and this codes are also related to DX 780.57

    hope this helps!
    NoRaX

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    My Medicicare carrier covers UPPP (42145) with Dx. 327.23
    Candice Fenildo, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CPB, CENTC, CRHC, AAPC Fellow
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    Region 6, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio
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    Candice.Fenildo@appcca.org

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