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Pharmacy Question for the Week of July 1, 2019


How is hemophilia defined under Medicare Part B?


For the purposes of Medicare Part B coverage, hemophilia is defined as including the following conditions:

  • Factor VIII deficiency (classic hemophilia)
  • Factor IX deficiency (also termed plasma thromboplastin component (PTC) or Christmas factor deficiency), and
  • Von Willebrand’s disease.

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