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Medicare

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$4,024 Fee
schedule
$951
• Medicare paid on
Competitive average $2,572 more
Median $2,959 $3,073
bidding than low price
price on interest
• Intermediary charges
$1,507 $2067 – Low case = $446
– Today = $3,018

Low
$1,249 $1,452
Low volume price
$446
$243
High volume

$1,006

Wholesale Internet / Retail Medicare

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High government reimbursement creates co-pay nearing retail
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20% patient co-pay on price paid Medicare
Patient
Under Medicare fee schedule vs. Low retail
•Consumer pays = $515 more
•Government pays = $2,057 more
•Intermediary charges = Low case $446, today $3,018
•Consumer co-pay is 55% of market price
$4,024

$2,959 $3,073

$3,219

$2,367 $2,458
$1,452

$1,162

$592 $615 $805


$290
Low retail Medium retail Medicare Medicare Fee
Competitive Bidding Schedule

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