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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

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Break Down Medicare's Routine Nail Care Policy

Question: What is Medicare’s policy for covering routine nail care? Hawaii Subscriber Answer: Medicare does not normally provide coverage for routine foot care, including the care of nails. Medicare assumes that patients or their caregivers will perform these services themselves. Foot care definition: Medicare interprets routine foot care to include any foot care services performed in the absence of localized illness, injury, [...]