Nutrition Therapy Services (Medical) Medicare Coverage Detailed

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Nutrition Therapy Services (Medical) Detailed

Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.

Medicare covers medical nutrition therapy services and certain related services. These services can be given by a registered dietician or Medicare-approved nutrition professional and include nutritional assessment and counseling. You must meet at least one of these conditions:

  • Have diabetes
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have had a kidney transplant in the last 36 months
  • Doctor or other health care provider refers them for the service

CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.

You pay nothing for these services if the doctor or other health care professional accepts assignment.

Medicare Part: The part of Medicare that pays for this service or supply.

B

Organization Name: The organization name that this coverage topic is associated with.

Important Notes: Details regarding important notes about the coverage.

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