Covered Medicare Part B Services That May Be Paid to IHS Providers, Physicians and Practitioners (Rev. 1040, 09-11-06)

by  Jared Staheli
June 25th, 2015

Medicare Part B covers medically necessary expenses incurred for the following medical and other health services:

• Diagnostic x-ray tests, and other diagnostic tests;

• Physician services;

• Anesthesia services (anesthesiologist, certified registered nurse anesthetist);

• Practitioner services (clinical nurse specialist, clinical psychologist, clinical social worker, nurse mid-wife, nurse practitioner, physician assistant);

• Drugs and biologicals incident to a physician’s service;

• X-ray, radium, and radioactive isotope therapy, including materials and services of technicians;

• Implantable prosthetic devices;

• Drugs used with infusion pumps;

• Epoetin Alfa (EPO);

• Clinical diagnostic laboratory tests;

• Physical therapy, occupational therapy (OT), speech-language pathology and audiology services;

• Ambulance services;

• Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT);

• Diabetes self management training (DSMT);

• Telehealth; and

• Hemophilia clotting factors for hemophilia patients competent to use these factors (without supervision).


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