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Diabetes Self-Management Training Medicare Coverage Detailed

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Diabetes Self-Management Training Detailed

Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.

Medicare covers diabetes outpatient self-management training to teach you to cope with and manage your diabetes. It includes tips for eating healthy, being active, monitoring blood sugar, taking medication, and reducing risks. Medicare may cover up to 10 hours of initial diabetes self-management training. This training is for certain people with Medicare who are at risk for complications from diabetes. You must have a written order from a doctor or other health care provider.

CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.

You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount, and the Part B deductible applies.

Medicare Part: The part of Medicare that pays for this service or supply.


Organization Name: The organization name that this coverage topic is associated with.

Important Notes: Details regarding important notes about the coverage.

You must pay an annual $147 deductible for Part B services and supplies before Medicare begins to pay its share.