What does Medicare require for pulmonary rehabilitation patient coverage?
Medicare requires that a patient meet the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) GOLD stages II–IV criteria to be eligible for Medicare coverage of pulmonary rehabilitation as described by HCPCS level II code G0424.
|G0424||Pulmonary rehabilitation, including exercise (includes monitoring) one hour, per session, up to two sessions per day|
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