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Eye Care - Treatment of Macular Degeneration Detailed
Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.
Medicare covers a treatment for "wet" age related macular degeneration with predominantly classic lesions. This treatment is called ocular photodynamic therapy with verteporfin.
CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.
You pay 20% of Medicare-approved amounts for diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the eye.
Medicare Part: The part of Medicare that pays for this service or supply.
Organization Name: The organization name that this coverage topic is associated with.
Important Notes: Details regarding important notes about the coverage.
You must pay an annual $147 deductible for Part B services and supplies before Medicare begins to pay its share.