Ostomy supplies

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

You pay 20% of the 

Medicare-approved amount

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

Deductible [glossary]

 applies.

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
  • 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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