People With Medicare
Supplies Covered and Costs
Medicare covers a range of supplies to help you keep your blood sugar levels under control. This can help prevent damage to your blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nerves from your diabetes.
- Equipment that lets you test your blood sugar
- Medical supplies that help you take insulin
- Specialized orthopedic footwear
Medicare Part B covers some of this equipment. Medicare Part D covers other drugs and the supplies to use in taking those drugs. It is important to understand the differences. This way, you can get your supplies on time and save money.