Does insurance cover Saunders cervical traction device?

IMPORTANT: Some insurance companies will pay or reimburse for the usage of a Saunders Cervical Home Traction Device. For more information, call today for a free consultation with a Patient Care Representative, 1-877-301-4276. *This product requires a prescription from your doctor.

Does Medicare pay for mechanical traction?

Part B covers certain doctors’ services, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services. covers traction equipment that your doctor prescribes for use in your home. It’s covered as durable medical equipment (DME).

Does Medicare cover reachers?

ANSWER: Equipment not covered by Medicare includes; adaptive daily living aids such as: ramps, automobile lifts, reachers, sock-aids, utensils, transfer benches, shower chairs, raised toilet seats, adjustable based beds , pulse oximeter and grab bars.

Does Medicare cover adaptive utensils?

Once you meet your Medicare Part B deductible for the year, they pay 80% of the cost of adaptive equipment you need at home. You’re responsible for the remaining 20%.

Is Amazon a Medicare supplier?

AMZ is NOT an approved Medicare supplier. Please check locally. see less Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers walkers as durable medical equipment (DME). The walker must be Medically necessary and prescribed by your doctor or other treating provider for use in your home.

Can you do traction at home?

Over-the-door cervical traction An over-the-door traction device is for home use. You attach your head and neck to a harness. This is connected to a rope that’s part of a weighted pulley system that goes over a door. This can be done while sitting, leaning back, or lying down.

Is mechanical traction a time based code?

Because mechanical traction is an ‘untimed’ treatment code, it is the only counted in the total treatment time. Thus, only one unit may be billed. On the other hand, manual therapy is a ‘timed’ treatment code, and you may bill 2 units (15 mins each).