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  • Changes to Medicare-Covered Services

    The Centers for Medicare and Medical Services (CMS), which oversees and operates the Medicare program, makes changes to Medicare-covered services throughout year. Because PHP (HMO SNP) is a Medicare Advantage plan with prescription drug coverage, it must cover the services that Medicare covers. The changes listed on this page apply to PHP and the services we cover.

    This page lists the changes to Medicare-covered services that are either effective or are to be implemented in 2018 or 2019. The source of this information is CMS’s National Coverage Annual Report. (By clicking on the link above, you will be taken to a website operated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and not PHP.)


    1. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (By clicking on the link above, you will be taken to a website operated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and not PHP.)

    Effective Date April 10, 2018

    Implementation Date December 10, 2018


    2. Supervised Exercise Therapy (SET) for Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) (By clicking on the link above, you will be taken to a website operated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and not PHP.)

    Effective Date May 25, 2017

    Implementation Date July 2, 2018


    If you would like more information about changes to Medicare-covered services, please contact Member Services.


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