Medicare Part B coverage

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Medicare Part B helps pay for many common types of health care:

Medicare does not cover all health care services. Medicare will only pay for Part B services and items (except most prescription drugs) that are ordered or prescribed by a Medicare-enrolled provider.

This list includes common health care services and items, but it is not a complete list of everything that Part B covers.


1Medicare will only cover durable medical equipment if received from an approved supplier


Case Examples
Mr. D was worried that his father-in-law might need Part B to cover rehabilitative care in a nursing facility.

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Medicare.gov -- Search for Participating Physicians

Medicare.gov -- Original Medicare Coverage Information Finder

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National Directory of Medicare Regional Carriers and Intermediaries

Medicare.gov: National A/B MAC Information

 
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