Medicare will now pay for physical therapy, nursing care and other services for beneficiaries with chronic diseases like multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease in order to maintain their condition and prevent deterioration. Medicare officials were required to inform healthcare providers, bill processors, auditors, Medicare Advantage plans, and appeals judges. However, Medicare was not required to notify actual beneficiaries or otherwise publicize this change.
To learn more, below is the link to the New York Times article: A Quiet “Sea Change” in Medicare
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