Do Medicare Plans Cover Transportation for Medical Reasons?

  • Date: 12/27/2023

Getting transportation to and from your medical appointments can be challenging. Medicare covers some of the costs of emergency ambulance transportation. But when it comes to scheduled, non-emergency transportation — like going to your doctor’s office, pharmacy, or physical therapy — coverage gaps exist, which means you may have to pay out of pocket. Knowing what Medicare does and doesn't cover regarding transportation can help you prepare for the care you need.

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