New patients who don’t already own a nebulizer will need 2 separate prescriptions and a detailed written order for Medicare Part B

When prescribing YUPELRI for patients new to nebulized therapy, include the following:

1A prescription for YUPELRI


  • Dosing instructions
  • "Via standard jet nebulizer"
  • Quantity to be dispensed
  • Number of refills
  • J-CODE
  • ICD-10 code

2 A prescription for the standard jet nebulizer§


  • Compressor
  • Administration set
  • ICD-10 code: J41-44.9

3 Detailed written order19


Medicare requires a physician to document that a face-to-face evaluation with the patient, detailing the treatment and/or evaluation of a condition that supports the need for the nebulizer, occurred within the 6 months prior to the written order for a nebulizer.