You do not need a
prescription to purchase The ReBuilder®, but one will be
required to get it covered by insurance.
Health Insurance Companies Cover the ReBuilder.
ReBuilder treatments in a
clinic and product re-imbursement for home use are routinely covered by
most insurance companies under the codes used for
ReBuilder is fully registered with the FDA
as both a TENS device
(Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) for
"chronic pain", and separately as an EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) for
"muscle atrophy with intact nerve". Most insurance companies recognize,
understand, and prefer the TENS description. ReBuilder is a prescription device for the following uses:
Symptomatic Relief for Chronic Intractable Pain
Post-Traumatic & Post-Surgical Pain Relief
Increasing Local Blood Circulation
Relaxation of Muscle Spasms
Prevention or Retardation of Disuse Atrophy
Immediate Post-Surgical Stimulation of Calf Muscles
to Prevent Venous Thrombosis
Maintaining or Increasing Range of Motion
Unfortunately, Medicare is
currently unavailable for coverage.
Model 300 It has been partially covered in the
past, however newer Medicare regulations have
restricted access to this wonderful product.
* Note1 :
Normally, we do not bill your healthcare provider.
You file a claim for reimbursement.
In our ongoing efforts to keep
the cost down for the ReBuilder, we do not provide staffing to enable us
to interact with insurance companies on your behalf. (We do
sometimes provide them with needed codes if they call us.)
NORMALLY, you will have
to purchase the ReBuilder yourself, then file a claim for
re-imbursement. However… IF your provider will pay an “out of
network” supplier like us, then they just might pay us directly, up
front, so we can send your ReBuilder without any money out of your
pocket. (or perhaps with a deductible… every case is slightly
Sometimes an insurer will not
cover "out of network" purchases (a supplier of their own), or purchases
from a non-registered D.M.E. supplier.
(* D.M.E. = Durable Medical Equipment) A D.M.E. agent supplies and
sells medical equipment and bills insurance on your behalf.
* Note 2 :
We are NOT a registered
DME Supplier who bills insurance. Nor is the factory.
Currently there are no DME Billing Agents that carry the ReBuilder.
care practitioner may not be familiar with the ReBuilder. If they
should require more information, we recommend that you refer them to
this website, or
print this page
for him/her. We welcome their phone calls and are happy
to have a conversation with them about the ReBuilder.
If You Do Not Have a
Licensed Healthcare Provider…
us. We may be able to locate a physician near you that is familiar
with the ReBuilder.
Sample format and
codes your physician will need are as follows.
"chronic intractable pain" (DX Code: 338.4)
- “ReBuilder Model
for treatment of chronic pain"
- “ReBuilder Model
for treatment of chronic pain"
Conductive Garment Socks (Left and Right) (DME Code E0731)"
CPT Code 97014
(Supervised Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
for ReBuilder is:
for ReBuilder Garment:
is: "TENS or NMES with conductive
fibers separated from patient's skin by layers of
fabric". And/or... "Area to be treated is too large for
the normal electrodes." And/or... "Patient cannot
tolerate the adhesives of normal conductive electrodes."
For insurance purposes, ask for this also...
3) Medical Necessity:
"This device is medically necessary for the treatment of
intractable pain unresponsive to drugs, surgery, and/or
physical therapy. Patient has responded well to this
(Optional Paperwork. Can strengthen claim.)
History of Failed meds:
further strengthen your claim, we suggest your doctor also
include a brief history of failed medications or other
attempted modalities. (This can be part of the "medical
To further strengthen your claim, your doctor
may also include a brief evaluation study showing improvement.
for a printable version of this
Note: Although the FDA groups the
ReBuilder with normal TENS devices (because of their limited
number of classifications) the function of the
exactly the opposite of a common TENS device.
TENS is meant to close nerve channels to block pain, while
the ReBuilder is designed to open nerve channels again,
which can create a
reversal of symptoms.
Contact your provider if you are unsure if it is
In order to know exactly IF and HOW MUCH will be covered, please contact your health care
provider and ask what your coverage is for a
for pain. The DME Code is E0730". (The cost is $799
right now. Prices subject to change) They may know
about the ReBuilder already. Also, get the forms you
will need to file your claim.
This is the fasted way to get reimbursed...
Confirm coverage with your provider and get required paperwork.
2. Talk to your doctor about
the ReBuilder and ask if he/she will write the prescription.
(If not, find a new physician
that has your best interests in mind. Or call us. )
3. Purchase the ReBuilder and then make a copy of
your sales receipt to include with your claim.
4. Gather the sales receipt, the prescription,
and any other supporting
documentation, and then submit your claim. (Sometimes your
doctor's office will file the claim for you, sometimes you do
it. Ask your doctor or provider about this.)
5. Reimbursement is sent to you by your health
** The need for a "trial
use" and a 30-60 day re-evaluation is required for some Insurance
Plans. Some plans will not pay until improvement benefit is documented
by your physician. This is why many people use the ReBuilder for 30 days
and then share results with their physician, then file the claim. This
significantly strengthens your claim.
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