Donnchadh wrote:To put the earlier quote into context, that given was before I had my procedure with Dr. Makris. Medicare did indeed cover this procedure. I think the key is to code the procedure as treatment for venous problems (which when you think about it is a more accurate description) rather then as a "cure for MS."
WordWarrior wrote:My Albany procedures this past December were mostly covered by Medicare (except about a thousand out of fifteen). However, I last week went to a local IR w/ some CCSVI background who told me Medicare is no longer covering it.
1eye wrote: Insurance companies do not have a duty to their stockholders to make every possible effort to discriminate against claimants.
1eye wrote: Insurance companies do have a duty to their stockholders to make every possible effort to discriminate against claimants.
munchkin wrote:The American system has issues but at least in the states you can talk to an IR. I'm a strong believer in Canada and the right for everyone to have equal access to medical care but right now I would rather be an American.
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