Hepatitis C screening tests

Hepatitis C screening tests

Medicare covers a screening test if your primary care doctor or other qualified health care provider orders one and you meet one or more of these conditions:

  • You’re at high risk because you use or have used illicit injection drugs.
  • You had a blood transfusion before 1992.
  • You were born between 1945-1965.


Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay nothing for the screening test if your doctor or other qualified health care provider accepts 


Things to know

Medicare will only cover Hepatitis C screening tests if your primary care doctor or other primary care provider orders them.

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