Your Medicare Coverage

Is my test, item, or service covered?

Transplants (adults)

How often is it covered?

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers doctor services for certain organ transplants.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers these organ transplants under certain conditions at Medicare-approved facilities:

Part A also covers some stem cell transplants under certain conditions. Part B covers cornea transplants, under some conditions. Stem cell and cornea transplants aren't limited to approved facilities.

Organ transplant coverage includes:

Who's eligible?

All people with Medicare are covered.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for the doctor's services, and the Part B deductible applies.

You pay various amounts for transplant facility charges. You pay nothing for a living donor for a kidney transplant.

You pay nothing for Medicare-approved laboratory tests.

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