Pharmacy Question for the Week of January 13, 2020

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week


Does Medicare Part B cover self-injection drugs?


In general, Medicare Part B, does not normally cover drugs that have the ability to be self-administered, which include those in pill form, or those used for self-injection.

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