Medicare Part B (medical insurance) and Part D (prescription drug plan) offer coverage for some diabetes supplies and services.
Let’s explore the details of some diabetic supplies and services covered by Original Medicare.
Generally, Part B covers the services that may affect people with diabetes. Part B also covers certain preventive services for people at risk for diabetes. You must have Part B to get the services and supplies it covers.1
Part D covers diabetes supplies used to inject or inhale insulin. You must be enrolled in a Medicare drug plan to get the supplies Part D covers.2
To see what Medicare covers and what you pay, review the following chart:
For more helpful information on Medicare, check out these 10 frequently asked questions about Medicare plans.