The Latest In Tens Technology - The Iphone Tens Machine

MedFaxx's Newest addition to tens machnines is the Iphone tens unit which allows the user to a free download on the Apple App Store to install on your Iphone or Ipad. 

Also can scan the QR code.  Anywhere you have your Iphone or Ipad then you also have your tens unit.   Call for availability and more information.

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Medicare Diagnosis Not Covered To Buy or Rent A Tens Machine Print E-mail

 

   Below is a list of non covered diagnosis, and diagnosis codes,  by Medicare for the rental and purchase of a tens machine ( transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator) , and the purchase of tens supplies.  MedFaxx is an accrediated provider of tens machines for Medicare patients, FOR NOW.

 

 

February 21, 2013

TO:                          PHYSICAL THERAPISTS

FROM:                     MEDFAXX, INC.

SUBJECT: DIAGNOSIS CODES NOT COVERED BY MEDICARE FOR TENS

According to Medicare’s new rulings, coverage will no longer be afforded to cover the cost of a TENS unit rental or purchase or supplies if the patient received the TENS to control pain for any of the following diagnoses:

·         353.4       Lumbosacral root lesions, not elsewhere classified

·         720.2       Sacroiliitis, not elsewhere classified

·         721.3       Lumbosacral spondylosis without myelopathy

·         721.42     Thoracic or lumbar spondylosis with myelopathy – lumbar region

·         722.10     Lumbar intervertebral disc without myelopathy

·         722.52     Lumbosacral intervertebral disc

·         722.73     Intervertebral disc disorder myelopathy – lumbar region

·         722.83     Post laminectomy syndrome – lumbar region

·         722.93     Other and unspecified disc disorders, lumbar region

·         724.02     Spinal stenosis, lumbar region without neurogenic claudication

·         724.03     Spinal stenosis, lumbar region with neurogenic claudication

·         724.2       Lumbago

·         724.3       Sciatica

·         724.4       Thoracic or lumbosacral neuritis or radiculitis, unspecified, radicular syndrome of lower extremities

·         738.4       Acquired spondylolysthesis

·         739.3       Non-allopathetic lesions NEC (not elsewhere classified)-lumbar region

·         756.11     Spondylosysis, lumbosacral region

·         756.12     Spondylolisthesis

·         805.4       Fracture of vertebral column without mention of spinal cord injury,lumbar,closed

·         806.4       Fracture of vertebral column with mention of spinal cord injury, lumbar, closed

·         846.0       Sprains and strains of sacroiliac region – lumbosacral (joint) (ligament)

·         846.1       Sprains and strains of sacroiliac ligament

·         847.2       Sprains and strains of other and unspecified parts of back, lumbar

·         953.2       Injury to nerve roots and spinal plexus, lumbar root

·         339.0       346.9     784.0  Headaches    

·         524.6       TMJ (Temporomandibular pain)

·          625.9      Pelvic Pain

·          789.0      Visceral abdominal pain

If a Medicare patient is issued a tens unit for any of these diagnosis, Medicare will not cover the cost. MedFaxx will make every effort to assist the patient with a discounted out-of-pocket price for the unit and supplies if the patient wishes to keep the unit. If you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800-937-3993.

 

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