Comments for: Medicare’s bill for artificial feet questioned

Posted Feb. 15, 2012, at 9:06 p.m.

WASHINGTON — It doesn’t compute: Medicare’s bill for artificial feet has jumped by more than half, although foot and leg amputations due to diabetes continue to decline dramatically. Medicare paid $94 million for artificial feet in 2010, according to research conducted for The Associated Press. That was nearly $35 million …

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  • Anonymous

    When nobody is watching the store, the cash draw is emptied!

  • Guest

    I have diabetes and can’t feel my feet too well plus have pills to increase the blood flow to my legs. 

    OH well, I know what is coming. No need to rely on the gov’t : It’s really my problem. I/we pay 1109.00 for BC/BS per month for coverage and have never cried for help.  Never will!

    But I will take a contribution from all bleeding hearts. :)


    Signed : Just a mechanic who got the he*l out …….

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