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Medicare: coverage of XMRV tests

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Robin

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

Rrrr

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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
 

Sushi

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

Daffodil

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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