Pharmacy Question for the Week of May 15, 2017

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Do Medicare payments associated with drug services include payment of the drug and injection of the drug?

Answer:

Payment for part B drugs does not include payment for services such as injections that may be necessary to administer the drugs. It is payment for the drug only.

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