Diabetic Services Detailed
Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.
Diabetes Self-Management Training: Diabetes outpatient self-management training is a covered program to teach you to manage your diabetes. It includes education about self-monitoring of blood glucose, diet, exercise, and insulin.
Training is covered if you are newly diagnosed with diabetes, or are newly eligible for Medicare, or are at significant risk for complications from the disease, and your doctor gives you a referral for this service. Medicare Part A covers training in an outpatient facility. Medicare Part B covers training from your doctor or other provider.
CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.
You pay 20% of Medicare-approved amounts for outpatient facility charges or doctors services.
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.
Carrier (Part B)
Important Notes: Details regarding important notes about the coverage.
You must pay an annual $100 deductible for Part B services and supplies before Medicare begins to pay its share. Actual amounts you must pay may be higher if a doctor, health care provider, or supplier does not accept assignment. If your Diabetes Self-Management Training is in an outpatient facility, it will be covered under your Medicare Part A. Your Medicare Contact for additional information will be your Fiscal Intermediary. The contact number for your Fiscal Intermediary can be found in the Helpful Contacts section.