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Medicare: coverage of XMRV tests

Discussion in 'XMRV Testing, Treatment and Transmission' started by Rrrr, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. Robin

    Robin Guest

    Has anyone with a Medicare Advantage Plan been tested? I would be interested to know if you got more than just $51 covered. Thanks!
     
  2. Rrrr

    Rrrr Senior Member

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    I heard back from VIP just now via email:


    Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 11:52:53 -0700
    From: "Marguerite Ross" <Marguerite.Ross@WingfieldNevada.com>
    Subject: RE: medicare coverage of XMRV
    Thread-topic: medicare coverage of XMRV


    Medicare is paying $50.27 and that is all they will pay for this test.

    Marguerite Ross, Director
    Marketing & Client Relations
    VIP Dx / RedLabs
    5625 Fox Ave - Rm 369
    Reno, NV 89506
    775-351-1890
    Fax: 775-682-8517

    www.vipdx.com
     
  3. Daffodil

    Daffodil Senior Member

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    does anyone know if medicare will pay for XMRV Serology now?

    thanks
    sue
     
  4. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Hi Daffodil,

    Medicare paid for both the culture and serology for me and for someone else I know, but some others have said that that only paid about $60--so there is no clear answer. Mine was paid in December.

    Best,
    Sushi
     
  5. Daffodil

    Daffodil Senior Member

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    wow thanks sushi! do you have some particular kind of medicare (part D or something??)? i dont know how it works in the US..

    i am asking for a friend of mine.

    thanks
    sue
    xoxo
     

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