There are many instances when both nail debridement and callus debridement are performed at the same visit to individuals who qualify for at-risk foot care. Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) contract with CMS to offer Medicare Advantage Plans (MAPs). MAOs offering Medicare Advantage Plans are required to cover all Part A and Part B benefits and do not have to reimburse contracted providers in the same manner as Medicare-fee-for-service. MAOs can have their own payment policies and institute their own utilization review mechanisms applicable to their contracted providers.
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