Chemotherapy


Medicare covers Chemotherapy for cancer patients who are hospital inpatients and outpatients, as well as for patients in a doctor’s office or freestanding clinic.

Who’s eligible?

All people with Medicare are covered.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers hospital inpatients and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers hospital outpatients and patients in a doctor’s office or freestanding clinic.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay a copayment as a hospital outpatient.
You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount if you get your treatment in a doctor’s office or freestanding clinic.