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Foot Care Medicare Coverage Detailed

Your Medicare Coverage

Foot Care Detailed

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

Medicare generally does not cover routine foot care.

Medicare Part B covers the services of a podiatrist (foot doctor) for medically necessary treatment of injuries or diseases of the foot (such as hammer toe or bunion deformities and heel spurs).

For information about Therapeutic Shoes please refer to the coverage information listed under Diabetic Supplies.

CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.

You pay 100% for routine foot care.

You pay 20% of Medicare-approved amounts.

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.