Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Jun 23, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

What Does Medicare Cover After A Stroke?

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Each year, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke.  And because the major side of effects from a stroke can include problems with balance, hearing or vision, paralysis, decreased mobility and more, it’s a good idea to understand what Medicare will cover during recovery.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Jun 09, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Will Medicare Cover Prescription Lenses, Glasses or Sunglasses?

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Generally, Original Medicare (Parts A & B) will not help pay for prescription sunglasses, contact lenses or eyeglasses. However, eyeglasses or other corrective lenses may be covered in cases where they are deemed “medically necessary,” such as after cataract surgery.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Fri, May 29, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

What Telehealth Services Does Medicare Offer?

Posted by Medicare Made Clear

Today, more and more health care providers are offering telehealth services. Telehealth services are virtual visits with a provider using a computer, tablet or phone. Your visit might include audio and video, or just audio, but video may help your health care provider better understand your question, symptoms, concerns and needs.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Apr 14, 2020 @ 10:39 AM

Does Medicare Cover Allergy Testing?

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Allergies happen to almost everyone it seems nowadays. Whether it’s seasonal, environmental, food or just a random occurrence, at some point, you may need allergy tests, shots or medication to help with your condition.

Medicare Eligibility & Enrollment | Sat, Apr 11, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Medicare Coverage for Durable Medical Equipment

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What Part of Medicare Covers Durable Medical Equipment?

Medicare defines durable medical equipment, or DME, as reusable medical equipment that has been deemed medically necessary. Your doctor or another health care provider determines what equipment you need per Medicare guidelines. He or she assesses your health condition, what equipment can be used in your home and what equipment you are able to use.

Medicare Coverage & Costs | Tue, Nov 05, 2019 @ 01:33 PM

Does Medicare Cover the Diabetes Prevention Program?

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Medicare Part B (medical insurance) provides one-time coverage for the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program if all three of these conditions apply: