Category: Medical

Listing 1.02 Major Dysfunction of a Joint

1.02 Major dysfunction of a joint(s) (due to any cause): Characterized by gross anatomical deformity (e.g., subluxation, contracture, bony or fibrous ankylosis, instability) and chronic joint pain and stiffness with signs of limitation of motion or other abnormal motion of the affected joint(s), and findings on appropriate medically acceptable imaging of joint space narrowing, bony [..]

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Medicare’s Role for People Under Age 65 with Disabilities

Aug 12, 2016 | Juliette Cubanski, Tricia Neuman Follow @tricia_neuman on Twitter, and Anthony Damico How do people under age 65 with disabilities qualify for Medicare? People under age 65 become eligible for Medicare if they have received SSDI payments for 24 months. Because people are required to wait five months before receiving disability benefits, [..]

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Some With Autism Still Denied ABA

by Kate Harrington, Kaiser Health News | July 13, 2016 Like many parents of children with autism, Braulio De La Cruz sought an expensive therapy called applied behavior analysis — or ABA — when his son Noah Leonardo was diagnosed last year. Noah, now 3 years old, qualifies for Medicaid coverage because he had been [..]

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