X-rays

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance)

 covers 

medically necessary

 diagnostic X-rays when your treating doctor or other health care provider orders them.

Your costs in Original Medicare
  • You pay 20% of the Medicare-Approved Amount , and the Part B deductible [glossary] applies.
  • If you get an X-ray in a hospital outpatient setting , you pay a copayment .

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

Your treating doctor or other health care provider must order the X-rays.

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