Alcohol Wipes

Generic name

Alcohol Antiseptic Pads

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$24.57

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.08

16.36%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Leader
  • Medicine Shop
  • CVS
  • Rite Aid Corp.
  • Amerisource-Gnp

What is Alcohol Wipes

Alcohol wipes are disposable, pre-moistened towelettes soaked in isopropyl alcohol. They serve as a convenient method for disinfecting and cleaning skin surfaces before medical procedures or injections. Proper use of alcohol wipes reduces the risk of infection but does not offer a cure for infections or medical conditions. To use alcohol wipes effectively, follow the instructions on the packaging or those provided by your healthcare professional. This summary provides a brief overview and may not encompass all available information about the product. It does not guarantee the product's safety, effectiveness, or suitability for your specific situation. Consult your healthcare professional for comprehensive information and individualized guidance.

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

Common Questions About Alcohol Wipes

Yes, Alcohol Wipes is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Alcohol Wipes was $0.08.

The average dose of Alcohol Wipes received per year is 695,305 units

2,180 Medicare beneficiaries received Alcohol Wipes in 2021, which was a -0.29% from 2020

There were 5,722 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.37% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $9.36

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Alcohol Wipes was $24.57

The most expensive manufacturer of Alcohol Wipes is Amerisource-Gnp

Medicine Shop is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.02

Amerisource-Gnp received $29,425.37

The total amount spent on Alcohol Wipes by Medicare is $53,554.03

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