Medicare Preventive Services Guide

Medicare Preventive Services Guide Quick Reference Chart
This guide provides information to physicians, providers, suppliers and other health care
professionals on Medicare's preventive coverage, frequency, risk factors, and billing and
reimbursement. Items covered in this guide include:
  • Seasonal Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B Vaccinations
  • Prostate Cancer Screenings
  • HIV Screening
  • Bone Mass Measurements (begins on page 225) This guide provides coverage, documentation, coding, diagnosis, billing and reimbursement information for bone mass measurements.
  • Tobacco-Use Cessation Counseling Services
  • Information on Diabetes-Related Services (begins on page 103) This guide provides coverage, documentation, coding, diagnosis, and billing requirements for:
    • Diabetes Screening Tests
    • Diabetes Supplies
    • Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) Services
    • Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

Diabetes Related Services Brochure
This brochure provides an overview of Medicare's coverage of diabetes screening tests,
diabetes self-management training, medical nutritional therapy, supplies and other
services for diabetic Medicare patients.

Glucose Testing Supplies-Complying with Documentation & Coverage Requirements
This fact sheet describes common Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Program
errors related to glucose testing supplies and provides a checklist of the documentation
needed to support a claim submitted to Medicare for glucose testing supplies


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AACE Position Statements

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AACE continually strives to bring to the world definitive protocols, guidelines and discoveries which further and enhance the greater medical health of the general public.

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