Interpretive Services

Medicare does not pay for interpretation services.  According to Medicare, Interpreter services are miscellaneous, so they are considered to be an employment cost incurred by the provider and part of the payment of Medicare Claims under “incident to” guidelines.  
Please see links below:

https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/OMH/Downloads/Issue-Briefs-Understanding-Communication-and-Language-Needs-of-Medicare-Beneficiaries.pdf

https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/10.1377/hlthaff.24.2.435