What Does Medicare Part B Cover?
Medicare Part B is commonly referred to as the Medicare medical benefit and covers a wide range of health care services. Medicare Part B covers physician office visits, outpatient care, ambulance services and medical equipment like a wheelchair or walker.
When it comes to medicines, Part B covers medications administered by a physician, like vaccinations or chemotherapy that are injected or infused. These medicines represent some very significant medical advances, including breakthroughs in cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Patients may be given these medicines across a number of different care settings. Approximately 600 Part B drugs are administered in different locations like hospital outpatient departments, physician offices, patient’s homes and dialysis centers.