Ostomy supplies

Ostomy supplies

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)


Medically necessary

 ostomy supplies if you’ve had a colostomy, ileostomy, or urinary ostomy. Medicare covers the amount of supplies your doctor says you need, based on your condition.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the 

Medicare-approved amount

 for your doctor's services and supplies, and the Part B 

Deductible [glossary]



To find out how much your test, item, or service will cost, talk to your doctor or health care provider. The specific amount you’ll owe may depend on several things, like:

  • Other insurance you may have
  • How much your doctor charges
  • Whether your doctor accepts assignment
  • The type of facility
  • Where you get your test, item, or service
Things to know

Medicare covers these supplies as prosthetic devices.

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