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medicare coverage for medtronics pain pump treating chronic back pain

queenieolsonqqueenieolson Posts: 1
edited 09/15/2013 - 2:59 PM in Health Insurance Issues
Has anyone heard that Medicare is no longer covering the cost of pain pump refills that treat chronic back pain. Our Doctor has told us that NPIC a Medicare contractor has performed a audit and has determined that we do not meet what is called a medical necessity and is refusing to pay 100% of these charges
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