Medicare coverage

In this section

  1. Does Medicare Cover You While You Travel?

  2. Changing Your Address with Medicare

  3. Does Medicare Cover Braces and Orthodontic Care?

  4. Does Medicare Cover Custodial Care?

  5. What Does Medicare Part B Cover?

  6. What is Medicare Coverage for Durable Medical Equipment (DME)?

  7. Does Medicaid Cover Adderall XR?

  8. Does Medicaid Cover Hearing Aids?

  9. Does Medicaid Transfer from One State to Another?

  10. Does Medicaid pay for cremation?

  11. Does Medicare cover life insurance?

  12. Does West Virginia Medicaid Cover Vision?

  13. Getting the Most Out of Your Medicare Plan in 2022

  14. Does Medicare Cover Lap Band Surgery?

  15. Do Medicare Advantage Plans Cover Vision Care?

  16. Does Medicare Cover Prescription Drugs?

  17. Find Out If Your Doctor Accepts Medicare Advantage

  18. Does Medicare Cover Sleep Apnea?

  19. Does Medicare Cover YMCA Membership?

  20. Does Medicare Cover Your Spouse?

  21. Does Medicare Cover Lyrica?

  22. Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Screening?

  23. Do AARP Medicare Supplement Plans Cover Hearing Aids?

  24. Does Medicaid Have a Deductible?

  25. Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions?

  26. Does Medicare Cover Plastic Surgery?

  27. Does Medigap Plan G Cover Prescriptions?

  28. Does Medicare Cover Optometry?

  29. Does Utah Medicaid Cover Dental?

  30. Does Medicare Cover TB tests?

  31. What is a Medicare Coverage Determination?

  32. Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine?

  33. Does Medicare Cover Omnipod?

  34. Does Medicare Cover Urinary Catheters?

  35. Does Medicare Cover Fasenra?

  36. Does Medicare Cover Rotator Cuff Surgery?

  37. Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living?

  38. Does Medicare Cover Prosthetic Devices?

  39. Does Medicare Cover Wart Removal?

  40. Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy?

  41. Does Medicare Cover a Nutritionist?

  42. Does Medicare Cover Shower Chairs?

  43. Does Medicare Cover Surgery to Remove Cataracts?

  44. Got Your COVID Vaccine? Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic World

  45. Does Medicare Cover Wigs for Cancer Patients?

  46. What Vaccines are Covered by Medicare?

  47. Can I Take my Medigap Plan When I Move?

  48. Does Medicare Cover a 12-week Ultrasound?

  49. Does Medicare Cover Meal Delivery?

  50. Does Medicare Cover Urinalysis?

  51. Does Medicare Cover E-Visits?

  52. Does Medicare Cover Knee Gel Injections?

  53. Does Medicare Cover Breast Reconstruction Surgery?

  54. Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living in California?

  55. Does Medicare Cover a PSA Test?

  56. Does Medicare Cover Otezla?

  57. Does Medicare Cover a T Slim Insulin Pump?

  58. Does Medicare Cover You While Traveling in Canada?

  59. Does Medicare Cover Heart Bypass Surgery?

  60. Does Medicare Cover Cardiac Rehab?

  61. Does Medicare Cover Ketone Test Strips?

  62. Does Medicare Cover Inogen 4?

  63. Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

  64. Does Medicare Cover Zoll LifeVest?

  65. Does Medicare Cover Jakafi?

  66. Does Medicare Cover Zoledronic Acid?

  67. Does Medicare Cover Zinger Chairs?

  68. Does Medicare Cover a C-Section?

  69. Does Medicare Cover QuantiFERON Gold Test?

  70. Does Medicare Cover Synvisc-One?

  71. Does Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Care?

  72. Does Medicare Cover Zyvox?

  73. Does Medicare Cover V-Go?

  74. Healthcare SEP may benefit 15 million Americans

  75. Does Medicare Cover Chest X-rays?

  76. Does Medicare Cover Narcan?

  77. Does Medicare Cover Facial Feminization Surgery?

  78. Does Medicare Cover Massage Therapy?

  79. Does Medicare Cover Ensure?

  80. Does Medicare Cover the Measles Vaccine?

  81. Does Medicare Cover Kidney Transplant Drugs?

  82. Does Maryland Medicaid cover dental?

  83. Does Aetna Medicare cover hearing aids?

  84. Does Medicare Cover Iron Infusions?

  85. Does Medicare Cover Linzess?

  86. Does Medicaid Cover Viagra?

  87. Does Medicare Cover Abortion?

  88. Does Maryland Medicaid Cover Dental Care?

  89. Does Medicare cover Viagra?

  90. Does Medicare Cover Electric Wheelchairs?

  91. Does Medicare Cover Jaw Surgery?

  92. Does Medicare Cover Respite Care?

  93. Does Medicaid Cover Surgery?

  94. What Does Medicaid QMB Cover?

  95. Does Medicare Cover All Surgical Trays?

  96. Does Social Security Cover Short-term Disability?

  97. Does Medicare Cover Radio Frequency Ablation?

  98. Does Medicare Cover Humira?

  99. Does Medicaid cover bathroom equipment?

  100. Does Medicare Cover a Vasectomy?

  101. Does Medicare Cover Xofigo?

  102. Does Medicare Cover a Dexa Scan?

  103. Does Medicare Cover Shoes for Diabetics?

  104. Does Medicare Cover a Mammogram?

  105. Does Medicare cover pregnancy-related medical costs?

  106. Does Medicare cover marriage counseling?

  107. 2021 Standard Part D Benefits Announced by CMS

  108. Does Medicare Cover Vertigo?

  109. Does Medicare Cover UTI Treatment?

  110. Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Treatment?

  111. Does Medicare Cover Podiatry?

  112. Does Medicare Cover My Children?

  113. Does Medicare Cover Morphine?

  114. Does Medicare Cover Dental Care?

  115. Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care?

Does Medicare Cover You While You Travel?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover You While You Travel? Many people have several trips that they want to take in retirement. But when you want to hit the open road, you might wonder if your Medicare plan covers you while you travel. Well, it depends on a couple of things.  Are you traveling within the U.S.?  Are […]

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Changing Your Address with Medicare

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Jul 17, 2020

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Moving Out of State or Updating Your Address for Medicare We get it—life happens. There may come a time when you want to move closer to family or move back to your hometown. But you may have a few questions regarding your coverage.   What happens to your Medicare if you move in-state?   Are Medicare plans […]

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Does Medicare Cover Braces and Orthodontic Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Braces and Orthodontic Care? It’s common for orthodontic procedures to correct a person’s bite or align teeth during childhood or adolescence. However, older adults could also find themselves in situations where they require this type of care. Medicare recipients should know how their benefits work and what kind of coverage they can […]

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Does Medicare Cover Custodial Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Custodial Care? The Administration for Community Living (ACL) estimates that “at some point in our lives, about 60 percent of us will need assistance with things like getting dressed, driving to appointments or making meals.” But it’s difficult to project the level of care you will need, and long-term care vernacular bandied […]

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What Does Medicare Part B Cover?

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Jul 17, 2020

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What Does Medicare Part B Cover? What Does Medicare Part B Cover? When people become eligible for Medicare health insurance due to age or disability, they can get their benefits through Original Medicare or Medicare Advantage. Original Medicare is divided into two parts – Part A which is hospital insurance, and Part B which is […]

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What is Medicare Coverage for Durable Medical Equipment (DME)?

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Jul 17, 2020

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What is Medicare Coverage for Durable Medical Equipment (DME)? What is Medicare Coverage for Durable Medical Equipment (DME)? Whether you use a walker, a blood pressure monitor, crutches or other items that are used to improve your health, there’s no doubt that having access to medical equipment can improve your quality of life and maybe […]

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Does Medicaid Cover Adderall XR?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid Cover Adderall XR? Does Medicaid Cover Adderall XR? If you have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or narcolepsy, you might have concerns as to whether common prescriptions, such as Adderall XR, are covered under your Medicare coverage. Due to Adderall XR being a medically necessary prescription for ADHD and narcolepsy treatment, it is […]

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Does Medicaid Cover Hearing Aids?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid Cover Hearing Aids? Does Medicaid Cover Hearing Aids? Hearing loss can affect more than just your ability to enjoy sound. With the loss of hearing also comes safety concerns since being able to hear clearly is necessary for safety while driving, in crowds and in your home. Some people experience a steady and […]

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Does Medicaid Transfer from One State to Another?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid Transfer from One State to Another? Does Medicaid Transfer From One State to Another? Medicaid is a lifeline for many Americans with low income and limited resources. The Medicaid program provides access to healthcare services for individuals and families who qualify, and in most cases, there are household income restrictions that apply to […]

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Does Medicaid pay for cremation?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid pay for cremation? Though it may be an uncomfortable conversation, it’s a good idea to talk to your family about final arrangements. Understanding your personal choices makes it easier for family members to carry out your wishes, including your preference for a burial or cremation.  In addition to cultural, religious and time reasons […]

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Does Medicare cover life insurance?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare cover life insurance? Does Medicare cover life insurance? Medicare provides coverage for medically necessary health care services through Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance). Unlike life insurance coverage, Medicare does not offer certain benefit payments to family members for the death of the insured policyholder. Although you can have Medicare […]

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Does West Virginia Medicaid Cover Vision?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does West Virginia Medicaid Cover Vision? Does West Virginia Medicaid Cover Vision? In West Virginia, 29 percent of the population is covered by Medicaid services. This means that over 560,000 people rely on Medicaid for their health care coverage in this state.  Eligibility for Medicaid depends on the income and number of people in a […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Medicare Plan in 2022

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Jul 17, 2020

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Getting the Most Out of Your Medicare Plan in 2022 Are you satisfied with your current Medicare plan coverage? You should review your plan on at least a yearly basis to make sure you are: Getting the most from your benefits Taking advantage of preventive care services Tracking annual out-of-pocket expenses Deciding if you want […]

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Does Medicare Cover Lap Band Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Lap Band Surgery? Does Medicare Cover Lap Band Surgery? Lap band is an abbreviation for laparoscopic gastric banding. According to the Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery, this type of weight loss surgery is considered to be the least invasive. Medicare is insurance for individuals 65 years of age or older, […]

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Do Medicare Advantage Plans Cover Vision Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Do Medicare Advantage Plans Cover Vision Care? Do Medicare Advantage Plans Cover Vision Care? Routine vision care is essential for overall good health, well-being, and your independence. An annual eye exam gives your ophthalmologist and physician the ability to detect vision problems like astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and other diseases like macular degeneration. These exams can […]

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Does Medicare Cover Prescription Drugs?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Prescription Drugs? Does Medicare Cover Prescription Drugs? Prescription drugs are an important part of our health. We understand that it can be unclear which part of Medicare covers prescriptions or how to sign up for Medicare prescription drug coverage. But we’re here to help you figure it out. Let’s start at the […]

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Find Out If Your Doctor Accepts Medicare Advantage

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Jul 17, 2020

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Find Out If Your Doctor Accepts Medicare Advantage One of the most important parts of your healthcare is choosing your doctor. Everyone wants to see a doctor that understands their needs and doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. But not all doctors accept Medicare. So, how do you navigate finding a primary care physician […]

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Does Medicare Cover Sleep Apnea?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Sleep Apnea? Does Medicare Cover Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a medical condition that causes side effects that range from mildly annoying to downright dangerous. It’s believed that sleep apnea affects tens of millions of people across the world, and in the United States, obstructive sleep apnea is a concern for adults […]

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Does Medicare Cover YMCA Membership?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover YMCA Membership? Does Medicare Cover YMCA Membership? Famous all around the world as a non-profit health and fitness organization, the YMCA has been promoting well-being through its programs and activities for many decades. Today, the YMCA still provides a wide range of fitness programs, personal training services, sports and aquatics facilities, social activities, […]

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Does Medicare Cover Your Spouse?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Your Spouse? Does Medicare Cover Your Spouse? Although group insurance policies through your employer typically offer options for family coverage, you may be wondering whether Medicare offers spousal coverage. While managing a policy may be easier when everyone in the family can be included in one policy, Medicare coverage is individual coverage. […]

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Does Medicare Cover Lyrica?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Lyrica? Does Medicare Cover Lyrica? If you suffer from nerve pain, you may be familiar with Lyrica. The generic form of Lyrica is pregabalin, available in capsule form and as an oral solution. According to its manufacturer, a Pfizer division, Lyrica is a prescription drug for adults that is designed to treat […]

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Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Screening?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Screening? Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Screening? Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, and unfortunately, it often goes undetected until it becomes a serious health concern. In many cases, skin cancer presents itself as moles or other skin growths. These may start off small, but […]

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Do AARP Medicare Supplement Plans Cover Hearing Aids?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Do AARP Medicare Supplement Plans Cover Hearing Aids? Do AARP Medicare Supplement Plans Cover Hearing Aids? Original Medicare covers many basic hospital and medical costs but may leave you with out-of-pocket expenses that can add up quickly. This is why many beneficiaries choose one of two ways available to protect themselves with additional insurance: Medicare […]

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Does Medicaid Have a Deductible?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid Have a Deductible? Does Medicaid Have a Deductible? Over 74 million people in the United States are enrolled in Medicaid. This federal and state-run healthcare program provides benefits for people living on a low income, or who have disabilities. Medicaid also covers services like nursing home care and home health care that aren’t included […]

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Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions? Does Medicare Cover Orencia Infusions? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic and progressive autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the cells lining the joints. This attack can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling, and as RA progresses, inflammation can cause damage to joints, cartilage, and bone.  Today in the United […]

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Does Medicare Cover Plastic Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Plastic Surgery? History of Medicare When the Medicare program became law in 1965, it was intended to offer health coverage and some level of financial security for seniors who were locked out of employment-related insurance protection. Since then, the program has undergone some enhancements, including Part C enacted in 1997 and Part […]

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Does Medigap Plan G Cover Prescriptions?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medigap Plan G Cover Prescriptions? Does Medigap Plan G cover prescriptions? Prescription medications effectively treat illnesses and diseases, assist with rehabilitation, and prevent the development of certain conditions. Patients may avoid invasive treatments and more serious therapies by using prescription medications. Many prescription drugs that are available to patients come at a high price. […]

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Does Medicare Cover Optometry?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Optometry? Does Medicare cover optometry? Maintaining healthy eyes throughout life is vital to a person’s overall health and wellbeing. But the truth is that when people reach retirement age and don’t have vision coverage through their health insurance, their eye health can suffer.  Because aging may cause eye health to decline, it’s […]

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Does Utah Medicaid Cover Dental?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Utah Medicaid Cover Dental? Does Utah Medicaid Cover Dental? Oral health is easy to overlook, especially when life gets busy or you don’t have coverage for routine dental care. Healthy teeth and gums can protect other oral tissue from injury and infection, so regular check-ups, cleanings, and care are important. Unfortunately, paying for dental care can […]

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Does Medicare Cover TB tests?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover TB tests? Does Medicare Cover TB tests? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by bacteria known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. If an infected person coughs or sneezes, and the bacteria spreads to other people, the consequences can be serious. TB was once considered a rarity in developed countries. However, it is still […]

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What is a Medicare Coverage Determination?

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Jul 17, 2020

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What is a Medicare Coverage Determination? What is a Medicare Coverage Determination? For all Medicare recipients, it is important to get coverage for medical services and supplies that are necessary for their health care. In order to get these vital Medicare benefits, Medicare must establish which services and items it pays for. To do this, […]

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Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine? Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine? Herpes zoster, or shingles, is a viral infection caused by the same virus as chickenpox – the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Even if you’ve had chickenpox you can get shingles at some point in your life because the virus stays in the nerve cells […]

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Does Medicare Cover Omnipod?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Omnipod? Does Medicare cover Omnipod? Over 14 million seniors in the United States are currently living with diabetes, and every year more than 1.5 million are newly diagnosed with this disease. For those who are insulin-dependent, having an insulin management system, or patch pump offers them many health and convenience advantages. The Omnipod […]

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Does Medicare Cover Urinary Catheters?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Urinary Catheters? Does Medicare cover urinary catheters? Urinary catheterization is mainly used on a short-term basis to remove urine from the bladder in instances where it is blocked or after surgeries. But sometimes, using a urinary catheter at home for longer periods of time is necessary for relief if you’re having trouble […]

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Does Medicare Cover Fasenra?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Fasenra? Does Medicare cover Fasenra? People who have eosinophilic asthma usually add Fasenra to their regimen with other medications to help control this disease. Any asthma patient who is at least 12 years old or older who have a diagnosis of eosinophilic asthma may experience fewer severe asthma attacks and improve their symptoms while […]

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Does Medicare Cover Rotator Cuff Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Rotator Cuff Surgery? Does Medicare cover rotator cuff surgery? As we age, mobility can become a challenge, especially if you suffer an injury. Your rotator cuff may not be a direct factor in helping you remain mobile, but it can impact any activities you want to do that involve range-of-motion. It can […]

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Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living? Does Medicare cover assisted living? Getting older comes with a number of changes, and sometimes these changes include the need for a little bit of extra help in everyday life. While you may be healthy and active, additional help for things like light housework, transportation around town, and healthcare monitoring […]

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Does Medicare Cover Prosthetic Devices?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Prosthetic Devices? Does Medicare cover prosthetic devices? Medicare does provide coverage for prosthetic devices, in most cases. This coverage is supplied through Medicare Part B, the outpatient benefit. Medicare Part B provides coverage for services like doctor visits, but it also covers durable medical equipment and related medical supplies. In order for a […]

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Does Medicare Cover Wart Removal?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Wart Removal? Does Medicare cover wart removal? If your doctor has found that it is medically necessary to treat an infection or cancer development for risk reduction, Medicare will cover the cost for the outpatient surgical procedure. Medicare Part B covers procedures performed in a doctor’s office or outpatient facility. If a […]

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Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a Colonoscopy? Does Medicare cover a colonoscopy? Medicare does offer coverage for colonoscopy screening based on certain risk factors, but Medicare will cover a colonoscopy as long as it has been ordered as a medical necessity by your doctor. Coverage is extended to most Medicare recipients once every 120 months as long […]

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Does Medicare Cover a Nutritionist?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a Nutritionist? Are you wondering does Medicare cover a nutritionist? If you have Original Medicare Parts A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) you may have coverage for dietary counseling if you meet the requirements for eligibility. Part B covers medical nutrition therapy (MNT) services and other related services if you […]

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Does Medicare Cover Shower Chairs?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Shower Chairs? If you are at high risk of falling, there’s a good chance you will require or should have various devices and pieces of equipment to help reduce your risk for future injury. One of these items is a shower chair and does Medicare cover shower chairs? A shower chair can help provide […]

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Does Medicare Cover Surgery to Remove Cataracts?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Surgery to Remove Cataracts? Does Medicare Cover Surgery to Remove Cataracts? June is Cataract Awareness Month. A cataract, which is a cloudy area in your eye lens, is a common condition among older adults. The National Eye Institute (NEI) advises that “more than half of all Americans age 80 and older either have cataracts […]

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Got Your COVID Vaccine? Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic World

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Jul 17, 2020

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Got Your COVID Vaccine? Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic World If you are like millions of Americans, you may have already completed your two-dose or single dose COVID vaccination. Medicare recipients have been eligible to receive their shots at no cost. Many people are in the process of scheduling their shots as federal, state, and […]

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Does Medicare Cover Wigs for Cancer Patients?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Wigs for Cancer Patients? Hair can be a unique expression of someone’s style, cultural identity even their personality. As a very personal and important part of one’s identity, it’s understandable why cancer patients find hair loss uncomfortable and jarring when they begin to experience it after starting cancer treatments like chemotherapy and […]

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What Vaccines are Covered by Medicare?

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Jul 17, 2020

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What Vaccines are Covered by Medicare? Immunizations are vital to prevent individual illness and the spread of disease. As a Medicare recipient, you need to know where to look for information on Medicare benefits as some vaccines are covered under Part D (prescription drug plan) and others under Part B (medical insurance). Part D vaccines […]

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Can I Take my Medigap Plan When I Move?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Medigap, also known as Medicare Supplement insurance, is coverage that can help offset certain out-of-pocket costs incurred under Original Medicare. Medigap policies must comply with federal law in terms of consumer protection rights and minimum coverage requirements. However, Medicare Supplement insurance is regulated by the states. If you are enrolled in Medigap and relocate to […]

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Does Medicare Cover a 12-week Ultrasound?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a 12-week Ultrasound? Most of the eligible population who receive health insurance from Medicare are more than 65 years old. However, those impaired by a qualifying disability or end-stage renal disease receiving Social Security disability insurance payments for two years can enroll in Medicare. People grouped in this excepted category of Medicare […]

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Does Medicare Cover Meal Delivery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Meal Delivery? If you want to keep your body in excellent health, then it helps to maintain a healthy diet, which is a critical component of your wellness. Unfortunately, seniors and people with chronic conditions can find it challenging to make it to the grocery store to purchase fresh items necessary for […]

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Does Medicare Cover Urinalysis?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Urinalysis? There are many reasons why your doctor may ask you for a urine sample and order a urinalysis. The content, appearance and concentration of your urine can be used to check your overall physical health, which is why providing a sample is standard procedure for a routine physical exam. A urinalysis […]

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Does Medicare Cover E-Visits?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover E-Visits? Telehealth, often referred to as virtual healthcare or e-visits, is the marriage of technology and medicine that allows individuals and healthcare providers the ability to address medical concerns using the Internet, without the need for in-person care. As technology has evolved, the telehealth industry has grown to include virtual doctor visits. […]

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Does Medicare Cover Knee Gel Injections?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Knee Gel Injections? If you’re living with osteoarthritis in your knees, you know how difficult and painful it can be. Today in the United States, over 50 million people have osteoarthritis and many live with pain, stiffness, loss of flexibility, bone spurs, swelling and tenderness, and a general reduction in their day-to-day […]

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Does Medicare Cover Breast Reconstruction Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Breast Reconstruction Surgery? If you have had a mastectomy, or are about to have one, you aren’t alone. In 2020 in the United States, over a quarter-million women were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. And typically, over 100,000 women have a mastectomy of some type every year. Not all mastectomies are due […]

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Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living in California?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living in California? At some point in our lives, most of us will need some type of long-term care services. If you are not able to arrange these services at home, there are facilities that accommodate people with long-term care needs. Examples are a skilled nursing facility (SNF), a continuing care […]

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Does Medicare Cover a PSA Test?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a PSA Test? Cancer is a disease that is best treated before it spreads. Early stages of prostate cancer may not present signs and symptoms. The initial tests doctors usually perform to detect prostate cancer are the digital rectal exam and prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test.  Prostate cancer is a disease […]

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Does Medicare Cover Otezla?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Otezla? Autoimmune disease can cause symptoms that are very difficult to manage on your own without the help of prescription medications. In response to these symptoms, your doctor could prescribe Otezla. This is a medication that can help you control your autoimmune disorder or condition while relieving your symptoms. It works well […]

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Does Medicare Cover a T Slim Insulin Pump?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a T Slim Insulin Pump? As technology in the medical field continually advances, diabetics who are dependent on insulin continue to have more options available to meet their unique needs. Insulin delivery systems such as the T Slim Insulin Pump allows patients to have the proper amount of insulin throughout the course […]

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Does Medicare Cover You While Traveling in Canada?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover You While Traveling in Canada? One of the best things about retirement is having the opportunity to travel more. Planning trips is exciting when you dream about what to see, things to eat, and fun adventures you’ll experience. But part of good planning is thinking about what to do in emergencies, too. […]

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Does Medicare Cover Heart Bypass Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Heart Bypass Surgery? Coronary bypass surgery is performed on people with blocked arteries at risk of a heart attack or stroke. The Texas Heart Institute reports that “bypass surgery is the most common type of heart surgery with more than 200,000 procedures performed each year in the United States.”   One of the […]

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Does Medicare Cover Cardiac Rehab?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Cardiac Rehab? Cardiovascular health has become more challenging as more and more people rely on processed foods for their nutritional intake. Technology, innovation, and Amazon prime have led to more sedentary lifestyle habits that can be difficult to overcome in an age of convenience. Unfortunately, these factors can lead to heart disease, […]

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Does Medicare Cover Ketone Test Strips?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Ketone Test Strips? Keeping track of your blood glucose levels is something that people facing diabetic conditions know all too well. When blood glucose levels are too high for extended periods of time or on a frequent basis, damage can occur in the nerves, blood vessels and organs of the body. As […]

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Does Medicare Cover Inogen 4?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Inogen 4? Oxygen is vital for all living things on Earth. Everything from the air you breathe to the water you drink requires oxygen in order to exist and provide energy at the cellular level, meaning oxygen deprivation can result in a serious threat to survival. In humans, the lungs take in […]

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Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer? Breast cancer remains one of the top health threats in the United States and across the world, but thankfully, recent medical innovations have made this disease more treatable than ever. Even with advanced medical solutions available, however, testing and early detection remain vital to the success of […]

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Does Medicare Cover Zoll LifeVest?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Zoll LifeVest? If you don’t treat a sudden cardiac arrest right away, it can be fatal. This is why many Medicare recipients who are at a higher risk for experiencing this event could end up wearing a defibrillator. One such device is the Zoll LifeVest. Since this can be an expensive medical […]

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Does Medicare Cover Jakafi?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Jakafi? Jakafi is a prescription medication that doctors offer to help patients manage certain bone marrow conditions. One significant condition where this medication would be appropriate is if someone has polycythemia vera. The drug’s main use is to stop your body from creating things known as growth factors. Growth factors are protein […]

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Does Medicare Cover Zoledronic Acid?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Zoledronic Acid? Certain health conditions and various medical treatments may cause a person to experience bone loss. To help with this issue and avert added injury, some people may take medication containing zoledronic acid. The substance is also known as zoledronate and sold as the brand name products, Zometa or Reclast. All […]

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Does Medicare Cover Zinger Chairs?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Zinger Chairs? The Zinger Chair is a mobility device that helps many people regain independence and enhance their life’s quality. Superficially, it may look similar to a conventional wheelchair, but there are distinct differences in how the Zinger Chair provides transportability assistance compared to a traditional wheelchair.  Conventional wheelchairs versus the Zinger […]

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Does Medicare Cover a C-Section?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a C-Section? Most Medicare beneficiaries are over the age of 65 but there are over nine million Medicare recipients under 65 who also qualify for coverage due to certain permanent disabilities. Out of these nine million younger beneficiaries, one million are women between the ages of 18 and 44, the typical childbearing […]

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Does Medicare Cover QuantiFERON Gold Test?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover QuantiFERON Gold Test? Tuberculosis, commonly referred to as TB, is a disease transmitted from one person to another by way of germs that are airborne. TB is typically associated with the lungs, but it can also involve the brain, kidneys, spine and other areas of the body. Without treatment, TB can be […]

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Does Medicare Cover Synvisc-One?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Synvisc-One? Synvisc-One is a prescription injection-type medication that your healthcare professional may prescribe to treat knee pain. The injection directly into the knee is administered by a medical professional in an outpatient setting. If prescribed, you’ll get the injection once a week for three consecutive weeks. It can help reduce knee pain […]

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Does Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Alzheimer’s Care? Medicare is an insurance program for people 65 or older who are getting Social Security retirement benefits. It’s also a federal health insurance program for people who are below the age of 65 and who have gotten Social Security disability or Railroad Retirement Board benefits for at least two years. […]

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Does Medicare Cover Zyvox?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Zyvox? Zyvox is a powerful antibiotic that your doctor may prescribe to help fight certain types of bacterial infections. It works to slow down or stop bacterial growth. It won’t cure your infection if it’s from a virus, but it may help treat specific complex skin infections or types of pneumonia caused […]

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Does Medicare Cover V-Go?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover V-Go? If you’re an insulin-dependent diabetic, maintaining good health depends on the correct hormone dosage. Basal is a long-acting form of insulin that will keep your blood glucose levels steady when you’re not eating. It may help your cells use the glucose your body releases during this time as energy. On the other […]

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Healthcare SEP may benefit 15 million Americans

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Jul 17, 2020

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Healthcare SEP may benefit 15 million Americans Last week, President Joe Biden announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) that could benefit millions of uninsured Americans. The executive order, signed on January 28, 2021, re-opened the federal healthcare marketplace. Giving people who are currently uninsured, a 90 day window to enroll in a healthcare plan. Medicare beneficiaries […]

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Does Medicare Cover Chest X-rays?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Chest X-rays? Even with all of the innovation that has taken place in advanced medical imaging technology over the years, the humble and time-tested x-ray is still a crucial diagnostic tool when it comes to getting an inside look at the human body. X-rays are used across a variety of medical specialties […]

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Does Medicare Cover Narcan?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Narcan? Narcan is the brand name version of a type of medication called naloxone. These medications are scientifically known as opioid antagonists. In simple terms, they block the dangerous effects caused by opioid drug overdoses. Because opioids influence the part of the brain responsible for the body’s regulation of breathing, an overdose […]

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Does Medicare Cover Facial Feminization Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Facial Feminization Surgery? If you have facial feminization surgery, you’re taking your masculine facial features and transforming them to help you present a feminine form. The objective of this process is to soften your facial features that may be commonly considered to be masculine. Bone structure and nasal shape are the two […]

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Does Medicare Cover Massage Therapy?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Massage Therapy? There are many reasons you could experience muscle aches and pains, including physical strain and tension. While there are plenty of medications available to help with sore muscles, many people find that a soothing massage is the best way to deal with these problems. Massage therapy is available to people […]

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Does Medicare Cover Ensure?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Ensure? Eating right is one of the keys to staying healthy, and along with exercise, a balanced diet can help you to manage your weight, prevent medical issues like heart disease, and possibly extend your life expectancy. For many Americans, however, eating properly can be difficult due to digestive problems, cognitive impairment, […]

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Does Medicare Cover the Measles Vaccine?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover the Measles Vaccine? If you were born before the year 1957 when vaccination for measles began, you probably think you are naturally immune to measles now. Before the measles vaccine was created and children were regularly vaccinated, people gained immunity to measles only through exposure and illness.  If you aren’t sure whether […]

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Does Medicare Cover Kidney Transplant Drugs?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Kidney Transplant Drugs? After undergoing a kidney transplant, patients are required to take prescription immunosuppressant drugs for the remainder of their lives. This is needed to prevent the body from rejecting the new kidney. Depending on a patient’s specific circumstances, Medicare will cover the costs of these prescriptions differently. In this article, […]

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Does Maryland Medicaid cover dental?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Maryland Medicaid cover dental? Medicaid is a program developed to defray some or all health care costs for people with limited income and financial resources. Funding for the program is shared between the federal government and states. The federal government sets the requirements, and the states administer the programs. Beyond the federal requirements, states […]

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Does Aetna Medicare cover hearing aids?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Aetna Medicare cover hearing aids? Based on data reported by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) during the Healthy People 2020 initiative, “32.46% of adults 70 years and older self-reported that they have used or currently use a hearing aid.” The process of getting hearing aids involves exams and fittings to ensure the features and […]

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Does Medicare Cover Iron Infusions?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Iron Infusions? Iron deficiency can happen for several reasons, and people with certain chronic medical conditions can have a higher risk of developing anemia. Your doctor may prescribe iron infusions to help treat your anemia symptoms. Additionally, Medicare recipients with qualifying conditions or circumstances may be able to have Medicare help pay […]

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Does Medicare Cover Linzess?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Linzess? Linzess is a prescription medication that patients may get if they have a history of suffering from types of bowel disorders. Examples of these disorders include perpetual constipation without a known cause, or irritable bowel syndrome with constipation. The generic name for this drug is Linacoltide, and many people with bowel […]

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Does Medicaid Cover Viagra?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid Cover Viagra? For treating erectile dysfunction, Viagra is one of the most commonly prescribed medications available. You may hear this drug called Sildenafil or Revatio, as these are the generic versions of Viagra. You can’t get this pill without a prescription, so you have to go through your primary care provider to get […]

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Does Medicare Cover Abortion?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Abortion? Abortion is a deeply personal choice, and although it is often considered a last resort, the procedure is currently an option available to women in the United States. Due to biological considerations, older women typically do not concern themselves with whether or not Medicare covers abortion, but Medicare provides benefits to […]

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Does Maryland Medicaid Cover Dental Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Maryland Medicaid Cover Dental Care? Ever since 1965, Medicaid and Medicare have provided healthcare insurance to millions of Americans. Since its beginning, Medicaid’s main purpose has been to make healthcare available to individuals, families, children, pregnant women, seniors, and to people with disabilities who have few resources and low incomes.  The Medicaid program is […]

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Does Medicare cover Viagra?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare cover Viagra? Viagra is an FDA-approved drug developed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED), a common male affliction. The generic name for Viagra is sildenafil. Over 65 million prescriptions for Viagra have been filled since it was first introduced in 1998. People with ED are often treated by urologists. If it is […]

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Does Medicare Cover Electric Wheelchairs?

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Jul 17, 2020

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] Does Medicare Cover Electric Wheelchairs? If you or someone you are caring for has a problem with mobility and finds it difficult to use a manual wheelchair, an electric or power-driven wheelchair might be a better option to help you participate in normal activities more easily. Even though manual wheelchairs are lighter, less expensive, […]

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Does Medicare Cover Jaw Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Jaw Surgery? Jaw surgery, known as orthognathic surgery in the medical world, is usually a procedure that is medically necessary if you have jawbone irregularities that affect your daily life functions. An oral or maxillofacial surgeon can perform jaw surgery to help people overcome problems with biting and chewing, swallowing, or speaking. […]

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Does Medicare Cover Respite Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Respite Care? Caring for a loved one who is sick or disabled is an act of kindness that requires a lot of work and strength. As advances in medical technology have allowed people to live longer lives, the need for adult care of the elderly has risen across the country. While those […]

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Does Medicaid Cover Surgery?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid Cover Surgery? Medicaid is an important program in the lives of millions of American families. It provides medical care benefits to adults in all 50 states, and while it is a federal program governed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, it is administered on the state level. This means that benefits […]

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What Does Medicaid QMB Cover?

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Jul 17, 2020

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What Does Medicaid QMB Cover? Medicaid QMB is short for Qualified Medicare Beneficiary. This program comes specially designed to help people who meet the dual-eligible criteria. This means that they qualify for Medicaid and Medicare benefits, and they have limited resources. The QMB program gives these people an alternative route to pay for any medical […]

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Does Medicare Cover All Surgical Trays?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover All Surgical Trays? If you’ve ever watched a movie or television series that has a scene in an operating room, you’ve probably seen a surgical tray. It’s where all the sterile tools and equipment needed for the surgery are carefully placed at close range so the assistants can find them and quickly […]

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Does Social Security Cover Short-term Disability?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Social Security Cover Short-term Disability? According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), “a 20-year-old worker has a one-in-four chance of becoming disabled before reaching full retirement age.” Though this may sound like a daunting statistic, there are two programs that fall under the SSA in which you may be eligible for disability benefits. One […]

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Does Medicare Cover Radio Frequency Ablation?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Radio Frequency Ablation? Radio frequency ablation is a procedure that uses radio waves to generate heat. These waves can then target tissues in a specific area. The most common reason this procedure is done is to manage pain. For pain treatment, the ablation procedure targets nerves, specifically those that produce pain signals. […]

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Does Medicare Cover Humira?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Humira? With age comes wisdom, knowledge and experience, but as the years add up, so do the chances that you’ll experience conditions like arthritis or autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis is a condition that affects that joints and can make movement difficult and even painful. Rheumatoid arthritis is similar, but rheumatoid […]

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Does Medicaid cover bathroom equipment?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicaid cover bathroom equipment? Medicare is a federal program that provides health insurance to seniors when they reach the age of 65. Eligibility is not tied to financial assets. Disabled individuals and dialysis patients may be eligible for Medicare benefits even if they are under age 65. The program is administered nationwide by the […]

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Does Medicare Cover a Vasectomy?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a Vasectomy? Many men consider a vasectomy when they’re weighing their family planning options. While the procedure does not prevent anyone from getting or giving sexually transmitted illnesses, it is considered a very effective form of birth control. Medicare Coverage for a vasectomy A vasectomy serves no medically necessary purpose, and so […]

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Does Medicare Cover Xofigo?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Xofigo? Prostate cancer impacts about 3 million men in the United States, and many men may need to try several treatment options to slow or stop the spread of cancer. Xofigo offers a chance to extend the life expectancy of someone who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer that fails to respond […]

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Does Medicare Cover a Dexa Scan?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a Dexa Scan? Even if you commit to exercising and making good diet choices, sometimes bone density can weaken as we age. This is very true if you’re a woman who went through menopause, but diseases like cancer and other medical conditions, can have a negative impact on your bone health. Doctors […]

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Does Medicare Cover Shoes for Diabetics?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Shoes for Diabetics? Foot injuries can happen to virtually anyone, and if you suffer from mobility issues, you may be more prone to foot injuries than others; however, there are also plenty of conditions like poor circulation, diabetes and congenital defects that can affect the feet and cause pain and difficulty getting […]

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Does Medicare Cover a Mammogram?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover a Mammogram? Medical research and development has made huge strides in the treatment of breast cancer over recent decades, but for many women, early detection remains a priority for the best outcomes. As well, mammograms continue to be some of the most effective diagnostic tests used to detect breast cancer early. No […]

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Does Medicare cover pregnancy-related medical costs?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare cover pregnancy-related medical costs? Hear someone mention Medicare, and the first thing that typically comes to mind is retirement. Medicare information across the web can often be channeled to seniors approaching 65 years of age or older, but millions of people qualify for Medicare under the age of 65 due to certain disabilities, […]

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Does Medicare cover marriage counseling?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare cover marriage counseling? Marriage counseling, which falls under the category of psychotherapy, can be insightful and empowering. The overall objective of this counseling, which is also known as couples therapy, is to fortify relationships through open communication and conflict resolution. Many therapists have graduate and postgraduate degrees. Membership in the American Association for […]

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2021 Standard Part D Benefits Announced by CMS

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Jul 17, 2020

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2021 Standard Part D Benefits Announced by CMS The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is the arm of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) responsible for administering the Medicare program. To that end, the agency is planning ahead to 2021 and has announced some upcoming changes.  Medicare Advantage and Part DPart […]

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Does Medicare Cover Vertigo?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Vertigo? If you have ever experienced sudden, random bouts of dizziness and feelings of the room spinning around you, there is a possibility that you may be suffering from vertigo. Vertigo affects nearly 40 percent of American adults at some point in their lifetime, which means that there is a good chance […]

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Does Medicare Cover UTI Treatment?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover UTI Treatment? Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common conditions, especially for women. You can get a UTI in any part of your urinary tract, including the kidneys, bladder, and urethra, although it is most common in the bladder and urethra.  You might have a UTI if you experience some of these symptoms: […]

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Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Treatment?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Skin Cancer Treatment? Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer, and identifying it early on is critical to ensure proper treatment can begin in an appropriate amount of time. There are three main types of skin cancer that you can be diagnosed with, and the treatments for each […]

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Does Medicare Cover Podiatry?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Podiatry? As we age, healthy feet are vital to staying active, improving balance and preventing falls. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), seniors often require hospitalization following fall injuries, which underscores the importance of keeping feet healthy and wearing proper footwear.  APMA also states that “most Americans log an amazing […]

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Does Medicare Cover My Children?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover My Children? Although Medicare is generally associated with health insurance for seniors 65 and over, there are many people under the age of 65 who receive Medicare benefits due to a qualifying disability. Medicare for anyone with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) The only way a child under the age of 20 will […]

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Does Medicare Cover Morphine?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Morphine? Pain can be difficult to deal with, and it can be brought on for a number of different medical reasons. Pain can occur suddenly and disappear within a few minutes or hours, or it can be constant and chronic. There are many different pain medications available to help reduce inflammation and […]

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Does Medicare Cover Dental Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Dental Care? Medicare coverage can be a confusing topic to navigate. This is especially true when it comes to understanding what is and isn’t covered under different types of Medicare plans. Oral health can be an important part of your overall well-being, so understanding your insurance coverage of any dental-related care can […]

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Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care?

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Jul 17, 2020

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Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care? Visiting your chiropractor can be an essential part of your care plan to manage pain you have;  however, chiropractors can be expensive, especially if you have to go several times a month. Many Medicare recipients wonder if their Medicare benefits will cover chiropractic care. While Medicare usually does not cover chiropractic […]

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