Can a Medicare patient receive reimbursement directl from Medicare for purchase of durable medical equipment?

Answer Answer ABSOLUTELY THEY CAN! Wherever you bought your durable medical equipment should be able to bill Medicare DMERC on your behalf. They send in the claim for you and they have to check the box to... Read More »

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Medicare & Medicaid Patient & Program Protection Act?

The Medicare and Medicaid Patient and Program Protection Act was implemented in 1987. Congress constructed and initiated the act to provide protection against fraud and empower the Beneficiary Prot... Read More »

What is the definition of durable medical equipment?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) defines durable medical equipment as specialized medical devices used in a patient's home or institution. This includes breathing apparatuses, transportatio... Read More »

Can a physician bill a patient who has medicare and Texas medicaid?

Yes, if the physician accepted the individual as a private-pay patient.

At what age can I receive Medicare?

United States citizens or permanent residents are eligible to receive Medicare benefits at the age of 65. In certain cases, people under age 65 who have qualified for disability or meet other eligi... Read More »