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Medifill™ II Particles, 1.0 gm

Medifil™ II is a collagen dressing. INTENDED USES: For management of ulcers, sores, blisters, scrapes and other wounds. CLAIMED FEATURES: Medifil™ II particles are spherically designed particles that consist of 100% bovine, native collagen prepared using our proprietary Kollagen™ technology. Each gram of Kollagen™particle absorbs approximately 40 to 60 times its weight in fluid. The particles smaller diameter provides excellent contact and increases the rate of absorption, allowing improved managment of wounds. OPTIONS: Available in 1 gm vials.

Product Information

Collagen Dressings contain collagen, the protein that gives the skin its tensile strength and is a key element in the process of wound healing. Collagen Dressings are especially indicated for deeper wounds and wounds that stopped healing despite good wound care. It is not indicated for wounds with large amounts of black, dry scabs, infection, or high amounts of fluid, and should not be used in persons with sensitivity to bovine (cattle), porcine (swine), or avian (bird) products. Collagen dressings come in pads, gels or particles. They can stay in place up to 7 days, depending on the specific product.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Local Coverage Determination for Surgical Dressings (L33831) [Internet]. 2016 [cited 2017 Apr 30].



Pricing and Suppliers

Is it covered by Medicare Part B?

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers specific types of dressings, such as collagen dressings, that are considered medically necessary for treatment of a surgical or surgically treated wound which meets specific requirements. Medicare has guidelines that establish what is considered medically necessary and how often an item can be used.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Local Coverage Determination for Surgical Dressings (L33831) [Internet]. 2016 [cited 2017 Apr 30].

How can I purchase this product?

If you have coverage through Medicare Part B, you may be eligible to have this product covered by Medicare. You will need a written order prescribed by a provider enrolled in Medicare, so that you can purchase this product at a Durable Medical Equipment store that accepts Medicare. You will need to pay deductibles and co-payment. The actual co-payment amount varies according to your state. If you do not have Medicare Part B or do not meet the requirements needed for coverage, you can find this product at pharmacies and medical supply stores. When available, please see pricing in "Other Stores" below.

The table below shows highest and lowest Medicare pricing across the country
DescriptionMedicare DME co-payment Min / Max
Collagen based wound filler, dry form, sterile, per gram of collagen $6.06 / $7.13

The Medicare website indicates that the 3 stores in below carry "" and accept Medicare. However, PRODUCT MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN STORE. If using private insurance, please check if your insurance works with these stores.

SAFEWAY INC
15 MARINA BLVD
SAN FRANCISCO , CA 94123
(415)563-8681
WALGREEN CO
2141 CHESTNUT ST
SAN FRANCISCO , CA 94123
(415)567-9320
WALGREEN CO
3201 DIVISADERO ST
SAN FRANCISCO , CA 94123
(415)931-6417
Recommended Suppliers
Estimated out-of-pocket cost: $10.99

If your insurance does not cover this product, you can purchase it directly from any store. A list of online stores and prices is provided below for your convenience. For updated prices, find it on the internet at https://woundreference.com/app/product?id=242

Other Stores

StorePriceAccepts
Medicare*
Accepts
Insurance*
ShippingWebsitePhone
Amazon$10.99 Inquire vendor Inquire vendor Free with Prime www.amazon.com  
* Indicates whether store accepts Medicare or commercial insurance, but may not apply to this specific product. See coding, coverage and reimubursement for more information.
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