Term Medicare Part B Providers
Code LN-4900
Definition Physician services and outpatient health care providers that accept Medicare Part B as a means of payment. Providers include physicians and physicians' groups; physical, occupational, speech therapists; pathologists; clinical social workers; clinical psychologists; outpatient hospital services; rural health clinics; outpatient rehabilitation facilities; ambulance service providers (limited); x-ray treatment services; radiation treatment services; providers of prostheses, braces and medical equipment and supplies; home health care providers; certain mammography screening programs; and providers of certain injectable drugs (limited). Providers who "accept assignment" agree to accept payment at Medicare's allowed rate.
Created 12/8/05
Changed 1/6/10
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See Also References Medicare (NS-8000.5000)
Medicare Information/Counseling (LH-3500.5000)
Medicare Insurance Supplements (LH-3000.5000)
Medicare Savings Programs (NL-5000.5000-700)
Referral to Physicians Accepting Medicare (LH-2600.6500-730)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NPC E09.02)
Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Outpatient Medical Care (UW 2.1.02.02)
Related Concepts Named Programs
Older Adults
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