Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers radiation therapy for hospital inpatients. Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers this therapy for outpatients or patients in freestanding clinics.
Your costs in Original Medicare
- If you're an inpatient, you pay the Part A deductible and coinsurance (if applicable).
- If you're an outpatient or in a freestanding clinic, you pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for the therapy, after you meet the Part B deductible.