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Home Health Care for Women with Osteoporosis Detailed
Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.
Under Medicare's home health coverage, Medicare helps pay for an injectable drug for osteoporosis in women who are eligible for Medicare Part B, who meet the criteria for the Medicare home health benefit, and who have a bone fracture that a doctor certifies was related to post-menopausal osteoporosis. You must be certified by a doctor as unable to learn, or as physically or mentally incapable to give yourself the drug by injection, and that family and/or caregivers are unable or unwilling to give the drug.
Medicare also covers the visit by a home health nurse to administer the drug.
CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.
You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved cost of the drug.
You pay $0 for the visit by a home health nurse to administer the drug.
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.