Part B covers home infusion equipment and supplies as
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
when used in your home.
Medicare also covers home infusion therapy services, like nursing visits, caregiver training, and patient monitoring.
Your costs in Original Medicare
You pay 20% of the
for home infusion therapy services, and for the equipment and supplies you use in your home. The Part B
applies for the equipment and supplies.
What it is
Home infusion equipment and supplies include pumps, IV poles, tubing, and catheters for home infusion therapy to administer certain IV infusion drugs (like Intravenous Immune Globulin) at home. The professional services associated with home infusion therapy include the nursing services, training, education, and patient monitoring needed to administer certain intravenous or subcutaneous drugs safely in your home.