Ostomy supplies

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

 covers 

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

After you meet the Part B

deductible [glossary]

, you pay 20% of the

Medicare-Approved Amount

 for your doctor's services and supplies.

Note:

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
  • If 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.