Friday, July 15, 2011

Medicare Coverage of Ostomy Supplies

Medicare Coverage for Ostomy Supplies

Question:   I have Medicare Part B coverage mainly to partially cover ostomy appliance costs. I've heard Medicare Part B no longer covers this. Is this so?

Answer:  Providers must be APPROVED suppliers but ostomy supplies are covered by Medicare Part B. Here is a link that should give you complete information:

This information is specific to Texas.

A Medicare Supplement could pay the deductible and coinsurance for ostomy supplies not covered by Medicare Part B.

For answers to your Medicare Questions or to request a quote on a Texas Medicare Supplement or Part D Drug Plan visit .

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