Nutrition Therapy Services (Medical) Detailed
Coverage: Conditions that must be met before Medicare will provide coverage, and limits to coverage.
Medical nutrition therapy services are covered for people with diabetes, kidney disease (but not on dialysis), and after a transplant when referred by a doctor. These services can be given by a registered dietician or Medicare-approved nutrition professional and include nutritional assessment and counseling.
CoPayment: The amount you need to pay.
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.
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.