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Reminder – Medicare Provides Coverage of Diabetes Screening Tests

This article conveys no new policy information. This article serves as a reminder to health care professionals and their staff that Medicare pays for diabetes screening tests. To ensure proper reimbursement for these screening tests the correct procedure and diagnosis codes and modifier (when appropriate) must be used when filing claims.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: June 17, 2008

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.