Ostomy supplies

Ostomy supplies

How often is it covered?

 covers the amount of medically necessary ostomy supplies your doctor says you need. The amount is based on your condition. Medicare covers these supplies as prosthetic devices.

Who's eligible?

People with Medicare Part B who've had a colostomy, ileostomy, or urinary ostomy are covered.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the 

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

 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

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