IV Prep Wipes

Generic name

Alcohol Antiseptic Pads

Covered by Medicare


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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary


Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose



Average cost per beneficiary*


  • Smith&n/United

What is IV Prep Wipes

IV Prep Wipes are medical products used for skin preparation before medical procedures, such as intravenous (IV) catheter insertion. They are designed to help reduce the risk of infection at the insertion site. While IV Prep Wipes are valuable for infection prevention, they do not replace the need for sterile medical procedures and appropriate clinical care. Their use should be supervised by healthcare professionals. This summary offers an 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 recommendations.

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Common Questions About IV Prep Wipes

Yes, IV Prep Wipes is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of IV Prep Wipes was $0.32.

The average dose of IV Prep Wipes received per year is 4,086 units

12 Medicare beneficiaries received IV Prep Wipes in 2021, which was a -0.14% from 2020

There were 25 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.14% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $33.84

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for IV Prep Wipes was $70.50

Smith&n/United received $845.98

The total amount spent on IV Prep Wipes by Medicare is $845.98

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