Your Medicare Coverage

Is my test, item, or service covered?

Braces (arm, leg, back, and neck)

How often is it covered?

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers arm, leg, back, and neck braces as durable medical equipment.

Who's eligible?

All people with Medicare are covered.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount and the Part B deductible applies.

Note

To find out how much your specific test, item, or service will cost, talk to your doctor or other health care provider. The specific amount you’ll owe may depend on several things, like other insurance you may have, how much your doctor charges, whether your doctor accepts assignment, the type of facility, and the location where you get your test, item, or service.

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