Alcohol Prep Pads

Generic name

Alcohol Antiseptic Pads

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$102.46

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.21

-16.26%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Fifty50 Pharmac
  • Xpress Medical
  • US Diagnostics
  • Specialty Med
  • Sm-Strategic So
  • Walgreen Co.
  • Sdi USA, Inc.
  • Rugby
  • Simple Diagnost
  • One Pharmaceuti
  • Mckesson Medica
  • Phoenix Healthc
  • Kroger Co
  • Hm-Strategic So
  • Home Aide Diagn
  • Chain Drug Cons
  • Arise Medical L
  • Dynarex Corp.
  • CVS
  • Diabetic Supply

What is Alcohol Prep Pads

Alcohol prep pads are sterile swabs soaked in isopropyl alcohol. They are used for cleaning and disinfecting the skin before medical procedures or injections. Proper use of prep pads helps reduce the risk of infection but does not provide a cure for infections or medical conditions. To use alcohol prep pads safely and effectively, follow the instructions on the packaging or those provided by your healthcare professional. This summary offers a general overview and may not encompass all available information about the product. It does not guarantee the product's safety, effectiveness, or appropriateness for your specific needs. Consult your healthcare professional for comprehensive information and individualized recommendations.

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*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/

Common Questions About Alcohol Prep Pads

Yes, Alcohol Prep Pads is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Alcohol Prep Pads was $0.21.

The average dose of Alcohol Prep Pads received per year is 101,254,198 units

179,098 Medicare beneficiaries received Alcohol Prep Pads in 2021, which was a -0.21% from 2020

There were 512,989 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.24% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $35.77

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Alcohol Prep Pads was $102.46

The most expensive manufacturer of Alcohol Prep Pads is Diabetic Supply

Kroger Co is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.01

Simple Diagnost received $11,213,578.20

The total amount spent on Alcohol Prep Pads by Medicare is $18,351,269.92

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