The Kentucky Medicaid program is a state-run insurance option for adults, children, senior citizens, and individuals with disabilities living in Kentucky.
IN THIS ARTICLE:
Can I Get Incontinence Products Through Kentucky Medicaid?
Yes, if you qualify!
Kentucky Medicaid deems incontinence products medically necessary items under its Medicaid coverage for both kids (ages 3+) and adults.
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From catheters to pediatric and adult bladder control supplies, discover the continence care essentials covered by your insurance.
Under Kentucky Medicaid, qualifying adults can receive a combination of:
- Pull-ups / pull-ons (protective underwear).
- Adult diapers.
- Disposable underpads.
- Bladder control pads.
- Wipes and gloves.
With Kentucky Medicaid, children may be able to receive a combination of:
- Accessories like gloves, underpads, and wipes.
Medicaid-covered incontinence products are provided through managed Medicaid health plans that vary by state. Unfortunately, Medicare does not cover incontinence products. However, Medicare does typically cover catheters.
What Is Required?
To be approved for medical supplies under Kentucky Medicaid, you must have the following items. Our Continence Care Specialists will help you gather all of this necessary information:
- The medical reason for needing supplies (incontinence diagnosis with correlating medical condition or special need).
- The estimated amount of incontinence care products needed each day (i.e. 5 booster pads, 2 briefs, etc.).
- You must have a qualifying medical need diagnosed by a healthcare professional, such as ADHD, cerebral palsy, urge incontinence, etc.
- Children must be 3 years of age or older.
- Must be a Kentucky Medicaid recipient.
- Must have a prescription for incontinence from your healthcare provider or a Certificate of Medical Necessity (documented proof within the last 6 months that your items are medically necessary).
Medicaid Managed Care Plans In Kentucky
Medicaid-covered incontinence products may be provided through Medicaid plans that are managed care plans. These plans vary by state.
In Kentucky, only certain plans cover incontinence products for adults.
The following managed care plans do not cover incontinence products for adults:
- Aetna Better Health.
Children may receive Medicaid through the following managed care plans in Kentucky:
- VA Premier.
- United Healthcare.
- Optima Family Care.
- Anthem Healthkeepers.
- Molina Complete Care.
- Kaiser Permanente.
- Aetna Better Health.
Get Free Incontinence Products Through Kentucky Medicaid & Aeroflow Urology
Aeroflow Urology is a durable medical equipment supplier (DME) that provides incontinence products that fit every body shape and size. We carry products from brands you can trust such as Attends, Prevail, Cuties, and TENA.
Whether you need an adult brief, bladder control pad, or catheter, we can help you stay dry and protected with confidence with our wide variety of different product types and various absorbency levels.
To find out if you qualify with us, fill out our secure Eligibility Form.
It takes less than 5 minutes and you’ll hear from us within 1-2 business days after submitting your information.
After you place your order, we’ll discreetly package and ship your products directly to your home each month in unmarked, brown boxes, possibly saving you over $200 a month on incontinence products!
Where Can I Find My Insurance Information?
To complete our Eligibility Form and find out if you’re eligible for free incontinence products, you’ll need to have your insurance information ready.
The way your insurance card looks may be different based on the state you live in, but you can find the following on you or your loved one's insurance card:
- The first and last name of the insured person.
- The member ID number (Medicaid ID number).
- The name of your insurance plan.
Call the number you see on your card for beneficiaries if you have any questions regarding your insurance information or coverage.
I Don't Qualify for Free Incontinence Products. What Can I Do?
If you or a loved one has incontinence and your plan doesn’t cover incontinence supplies, you may be able to go to your local diaper bank to get free products that will protect you or your loved one against leakage.
One of the local diaper banks in Kentucky is the Saint Bernadette Diaper Bank.
They may carry:
- Adult diapers and adult protective underwear.
- Kids’ diapers and pull-ups.
- Bladder control pads.
- Accessories, like gloves and wipes.
Information provided on the Aeroflow Urology blog is not intended as a substitute to medical advice or care from a healthcare professional. Aeroflow recommends consulting your healthcare provider if you are experiencing medical issues relating to incontinence.