Kentucky Medicaid and Incontinence Supplies – Are They Covered?

Affording incontinence supplies can be a huge challenge for people with lower incomes, but if you’re a Kentucky Medicaid recipient, there may be a solution: Your Medicaid benefits might cover the cost of your incontinence products.

Does Kentucky Medicaid Cover Incontinence Supplies?

Kentucky Medicaid currently provides coverage of incontinence supplies as one of its benefits. This means that Bladder control pads, adult briefs, pull-ons, and booster pads could be received at little to not cost, so long as Kentucky’s requirements for coverage are met.

Kentucky medicaid covers incontinence supplies

Coverage Requirements for Kentucky Medicaid

Like many Medicaid programs, Kentucky will only cover incontinence products if they are medically necessary to treat incontinence. A doctor or physician must confirm that there is a medical need for the products and write a prescription for them. It may also be necessary for Kentucky Medicaid to pre-approve the supplies before they can be received.

Kentucky Medicaid Incontinence Coverage Details

Medicaid coverage of incontinence supplies in Kentucky is available through Managed Medicaid plans.

Types of Benefit:

Requirements/Restrictions:

  • A doctor or physician must declare that incontinence supplies are medically necessary to treat your condition.
  • Recipients of the supplies must be older than age 3.
  • Kentucky Medicaid may require prior-authorization before they will be covered.

HCD participates in this Medicaid Program!

How to Get Supplies

The most important step to getting incontinence supplies using Medicaid benefits is getting a diagnosis from a doctor. Only a diagnosis from a doctor counts as proof that your supplies are medically necessary. Once you have received an official diagnosis from a doctor, you may be eligible to get supplies and have Medicaid cover the cost.

Next, sign up for incontinence supplies online, or give us a call. Our team will submit the proper paperwork to Kentucky Medicaid so that you can get supplies using your benefits. Each month, we will deliver your products to your door and bill Medicaid on your behalf.

For information about the Medicaid plans of other states, check out our state guide to Medicaid coverage.

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