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 injected or infused chemotherapy medications. These medicines represent some very significant medical advances, including breakthroughs in cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune conditions. Patients may receive 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, patients' homes and dialysis centers.
Learn more about Part B on the Catalyst Blog.