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Medicare prenatal visits

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    We have been having an increasing number of pregnant Medicare patients. Most insurances we bill globally but how do I bill Medicare prenatal visits?? Are they billed per visit like Medicaid or globally??

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    Manhattan, NY
    Curious.... Are these patients covered via Medicare because of severe systemic issues, and are younger than 65? Do these clients have Medicaid or other coverage as a secondary insurance? Seems if they have a secondary, you have to bill the secondary per their requirements. If these individuals are 65 and are pregnant, I have no idea!!

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    Greater Orlando
    You also have disabled persons who are younger than 65 and are medicare eligible, as I recall.
    Ron McKenzie, CPC-A
    Greater Orlando FL Chapter

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    I have had a few Medicare OB's and billed out global without issue.

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    We have several OB patients that have Medicare because of a disability. We bill global, just watch your prenatal labs...some of the labs Medicare does not covers, such as Vitamin D and urine cultures.

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