Friday, March 6, 2020

Mastering Medicare Episode 3: Part B published

In this riveting episode, Dr. Amy Schiffman and I do a deep dive into Medicare Part B. We cover these topics and more:

  • What is Medicare Part B
  • What services are included in Part B
  • Professional services
  • Part B Physical Therapy
  • Part B Outpatient Labs
  • Part B Outpatient Radiology
  • Does Medicare pay for DME
  • When does Medicare pay for 911
  • Medicare Part B is opt in
  • How much does Medicare Part B cost
  • Medicare Part B monthly premium
  • Medicare covers part only 80%
  • Medicare secondary insurance / Medigap / supplemental
  • Part A vs Part B Physical Therapy
  • Cost sharing for radiology
  • Cost sharing for lab tests under Medicare
  • Medicare limits on lab tests
  • DME
  • How do you order DME, wheelchair, hospital bed in a patient's home
  • 13 month lease to own DME
  • Same and similar DME
  • Parachute same and similar DME
This podcast episode is an absolute must for physicians, APPs, senior-serving professionals, those in the eldercare world, and any body else who wants to understand Medicare Part B better. 


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