Coverage Articles

In-Home Health Care under Medicare

Have you just come home from the hospital and need some help at home? In-home health care assistance may be covered for you if you have Medicare. In 2013, about 4.9 million people received home health care assistance, according to a 2014 study published by... Read more

Does Medicare Cover Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids can be expensive. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that the average price of a digital hearing aid that requires fitting procedures was about $1,500 and that some hearing aids cost up to $5,000 (as of 2013).  It's no wonder you may... Read more

Does Medicare Cover My Sleep Apnea Equipment and CPAP Machine?

Sleep apnea might be your diagnosis if you momentarily stop breathing while you sleep --  sometimes many times per night, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. If you have Medicare and you’re diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, you may... Read more

Medical Alert Systems and Medicare

If you're living alone, a medical alert system might give you and your loved ones a little peace of mind. Read about medical alert systems for seniors and if Medicare covers them. What are medical alert systems? Medical alert systems for seniors are... Read more

What Is SilverSneakers?

SilverSneakers is an exercise program specifically designed for older adults with the goal of keeping you engaged and interested through fun and social activities. Enjoyable fitness activities may encourage older adults to stay healthier in the long... Read more

Does Medicare Cover Cancer Treatment?

Medicare coverage of cancer treatment Medicare Part A and Part B may cover certain cancer treatments for beneficiaries with cancer, including (but not limited to) chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Your Medicare costs will depend on whether you receive... Read more

Does Medicare Cover Medical Transportation?  

Many aging adults and people with disabilities occasionally have trouble getting to and from the doctor or hospital for their medical care. They may no longer drive or are too ill to drive safely. If you're a Medicare beneficiary here's what you should know... Read more

What Does Medicare Cover?

If you're wondering "what does Medicare cover?" we hope this article sums it up for you. We'll talk about Medicare Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D and what each part covers. Here's a quick overview of Medicare and what it covers. Original Medicare is... Read more

Does Medicare Cover MRI Scans?

If you're wondering how much an MRI costs for you as a Medicare beneficiary, the answer is that it depends on your situation. However, Medicare may cover your MRI scan; read below to learn about these scans and what portion of the costs you can expect to... Read more

Does Medicare cover dermatology & how to find a dermatologist that accepts Medicare

Do you need to see a dermatologist, but you're not sure what Medicare covers? Or you might be looking for a dermatologist who takes Medicare (that is, who accepts Medicare assignment). Medicare and Dermatology Medicare Part B (medical insurance) generally... Read more




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