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QotD: Medicare Madness:: Prevention Not Medically Necessary???

A treatment plan that seeks to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong and enhance the quality of life; or therapy that is performed to maintain or prevent deteriorat​ion of a chronic condition is deemed not medically necessary.
--Medicare Guidelines​, Section 2251.3
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