Clinical research studies
cover some costs, like office visits and tests, and in certain qualifying clinical research studies.
You may pay 20% of the
, depending on the treatment you get. The Part B
Clinical research studies (also called clinical trials) test how well different types of medical care work and if they’re safe, like how well a cancer drug works. Clinical research studies may involve diagnostic tests, surgical treatments, medicine, or new types of patient care. They may:
- Study how well new treatments and tests benefit patients
- Compare different treatments for the same condition to see which treatment is better
- Study new ways to use existing treatments