Coverage Articles

How Long Will Medicare Pay for a Hospital Stay?

Have you been concerned about how long Medicare will pay for a hospital stay? You might think that the Medicare Part A deductible is an annual cost, tied to the year. In fact, it's tied to the Part A "benefit period," which means it's possible to have to pay... Read more

Does Medicare Cover Pacemakers?

Perhaps you're one of many people who need pacemakers, according to their doctors. But does Medicare cover pacemakers? What is a pacemaker? A pacemaker is a small device placed in your chest to help your heart maintain its proper rhythm, or pace, according... Read more

Does Medicare Cover a Dental Abscess

A dental abscess is caused by a bacterial infection in a tooth and, if untreated, can spiral from a painful toothache to potentially fatal septic shock. Learn how to identify and prevent a dental abscess and whether Medicare covers dental treatment for a... Read more

Will Medicare cover the costs of my doctor visits?

If you’re on Medicare, you might expect that the program would cover doctor visit costs. Medicare may cover doctor visits if certain conditions are met, but in many cases you’ll have out-of-pocket costs, like deductibles and coinsurance amounts. Doctor... Read more

Does Medicare Cover Eyeglasses?

As you get older, you may find that your eyesight isn’t what it used to be, and it’s likely you’ll need corrective lenses at some point. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 92% of adults age 70 and older wear prescription eyeglasses.... Read more

Could you lose your Medicare coverage if you recover from your disability?

Do you have Medicare coverage because of a medical disability? If you recover from the health condition that qualified you for Medicare, you might lose your Medicare coverage. However, you will not necessarily lose your Medicare coverage simply because you... Read more

Does Medicare Cover a Root Canal?

If you've ever had a dental emergency, you might be familiar with the cost of a root canal. Managing the root canal cost (which can be up to $5,000 according to Authority Dental) can be a challenge, especially since Medicare doesn't typically cover... Read more

Does Medicare Cover a Hysterectomy?

The uterus, also called womb, is where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove a woman’s uterus, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The fallopian tubes and ovaries may also be removed. A... Read more

Does Medicare Cover Hospital Visits?

Original Medicare is a federal health insurance program managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). It provides health-care benefits for American citizens and permanent legal residents (of at least five years in a row) aged 65 or older.... Read more

Does Medicare Cover a Lung Transplant?

Lung transplant surgery replaces a diseased lung with a healthy lung from a deceased donor. Some people get one lung during a lung transplant and some people get two. According to the National Institute of Health, you may be eligible for a lung transplant if... Read more




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