reasonable & necessary

reasonable & necessary

Medicare adjective Referring to services that Medicare finds to be reasonable & necessary–ie, will reimburse–for managing a Pt. See Advance beneficiary notice, Medicare fraud.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Patient discussion about reasonable & necessary

Q. is it ok to use drugs for medical reasons? and who is to decide when is necessary to use drugs when needed?

A. Today the most used "medical" drugs are narcotics- for pain relief, for patients who suffer extreme pain. All sorts of Codaine and Morphine types are used and on a very wide basis, and they are specially perscribed for ones who need them.

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