Part B is Medical Insurance and covers physicians services,
outpatient care, test, and supplies. (see
Medicare Part B)
You Pay $147 Annual Part B Deductible PLUS
services, inpatient, outpatient medical/surgical services,
physical/speech therapy, diagnostic test.
|80% of approved amount
||20% of approved amount
|Clinical Laboratory Services
|Generally 100% of approved amount
||Nothing for Services
|Home Health Care
Part-time or intermittent
skilled care, home health aide services, durable medical
supplies and other services.
|100% of approved amount; 80% of
approved amount for durable medical equipment
||Nothing for Services; 20% of approved
amount for durable medical equipment
|Outpatient Hospital Treatment
the diagnosis or treatment of an illness or injury
|Medicare payment to hospital based on
||20% of Billed Amount
After first 3 pints of blood, 80% of approved amount
First 3 pints plus 20% of approved amount for
On all Medicare-covered expenses, a doctor or other
health care provider may agree to accept Medicare
"assignment." This means the patient will not be required
to pay any expense in excess of Medicare's "approved"
charge. The patient pays only 20% of the "approved" charge
not paid by Medicare.
Physicians who do not accept assignment of a Medicare
claim are limited as to the amount they can charge for