Does Medicare Pay For the New Chronic Dry Eye Treatment?

Many people suffer from dry eyes and as you age and become medicare age it is likely you will start suffering from chronic dry eye. There is a new chronic dry eye treatment out there that is actually pretty old, but now being used more regularly making it new to many consumers and doctors alike.

Does Medicare Pay for Dry Eye Treatment (or the placement of)?

If you are on Medicare parts A and B, and a doctor chooses to place an amniotic membrane on your ocular surface without sutures in his or her office the placement of that product as long as it is warranted bases on the 2018 guidelines is YES. YES, medicare will pay for the dry eye treatment as outlined above.

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You will want to get pre-approval and make sure your doctor understands the guidelines, but

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Does my Medicare Supplement pay for Dry Eye Treatment?
If your Medicare Part A and Part B pay for the placement of the amniotic membrane and it is the job of your medigap plans to pay the balance of approved things paid for by medicare, then the answer should be yes. ALWAYS VERIFY ahead of time.

 

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