Outpatient Nutrition Services

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT):

  • Diabetes
  • Renal disease
  • Heart Health
  • Weight Management

Medicare Part B pays for MNT with qualifying diagnosis*:

  • Medicare covered diagnoses include diabetes and renal disease (co-pay is waived); new referral signed by physician required each calendar year.
  • Medicaid covered diagnosis include diabetes, renal disease, pediatric failure to thrive, and weight management.
  • Other coverage varies by insurance type.

Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support (DSMES):

Entire Program is for 10-hours of comprehensive diabetes education and includes an individual initial meeting, group classes and post-class meeting.

  • Medicare Part B covers once/lifetime (co-payments may still apply).
  • Medicaid and other insurance types may cover a portion or the entire program; check with insurance for specific coverage.

Discounts are available.

Outpatient Nutrition Referral required for either MNT or DSMES.
For more information or questions, contact Nutrition Services at 843-692-1898 or 843-692-4446.