Part B covers home infusion equipment and supplies asDurable Medical Equipment (Dme) [Glossary]
when used in your home.
Medicare also covers home infusion therapy services, like nursing visits, caregiver training, and patient monitoring.
You pay 20% of theMedicare-Approved Amount
for home infusion therapy services, and for the equipment and supplies you use in your home. The Part Bdeductible [glossary]
applies for the equipment and supplies.
Home infusion supplies include pumps, IV poles, tubing, catheters, and certain infusion drugs. The professional services associated with home infusion therapy include the nursing services, training, education, and patient monitoring needed to administer certain IV fusion drugs safely in your home.