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Medicaid Prescription Footwear and Stocking Benefit Update

Monday, December 16, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Brian Lagana
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Medicaid Prescription Footwear and Stocking Benefit Update

On December 9, 2013, Judge Charles J. Siragusa ruled that the limitations on medically necessary orthopedic footwear and compression stockings applied as a result of April 1, 2011 amendments to New York Soc. Serv. Law § 365-a(2)(g)(iii) and (iv) can no longer be applied in Medicaid coverage determinations. (Davis v. Shah, W.D.N.Y., 12-CV-6134). In 2011, PFA lobbied the New York State Medicaid Redesign Team strongly opposing the proposed changes to Medicaid coverage criteria and payment methodology for therapeutic footwear.  Click here for the complete story.


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