Medicare Part B covers medical nutrition therapy services and certain related services ordered by your doctor. A registered dietitian or nutrition professional who meets certain requirements can provide these services, such as:

  • Initial nutrition and lifestyle assessment
  • Individual and/or group nutrition therapy services
  • Follow-up visits to check on progress in managing your diet

Under Part B you’re eligible for this coverage, with doctor referral, if you meet at least one of these conditions:

  • Have diabetes
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have had a kidney transplant in the last 36 months