Original Medicare: How Does it Cover Vaccinations?

Original Medicare offers $0 preventive care for seniors. This includes certain health screenings and vaccinations, however you may be surprised to learn that Medicare may only cover...

Ways to Cover Your Medicare Part B Costs

Original Medicare is broken down into Part A and Part B. Let's delve into the details of Part B.

Does Medicare Cover Colorectal Cancer Screenings?

Colorectal cancer screenings include several types of tests, including colonoscopies. Each screening has its own type of cost, and some are covered at 100% by Medicare, while others have out of pocket costs.

Does Medicare Cover Colonoscopy Screenings?

Colonoscopies test for colon cancer and other problems in the colon. This test can be expensive, and we get a lot of clients asking if this test is covered by Medicare. The answer is yes, and no. Let us explain.

Does Medicare Cover Preventive Screenings and Tests?

Medicare does cover preventive services and screenings. We have compiled a list of screenings for Medicare enrollees. You will want to remember that some screenings and preventive services have specific guidelines to...

Does Medicare Cover Physicals?

When you become Medicare-eligible your health care coverage can change quite a bit, and you may be wondering if Medicare covers medical physicals. While this seems like there should be a simple answer to this question...

Can I Sign Up for Medicare If I’ve Delayed Social Security?

Many people choose to delay Social Security benefits for various reasons, however, when you turn 65, does this mean you can't enroll in Medicare? This is a question we get a lot, and...

Does Medicare Cover Glaucoma Tests?

Medicare offers Glaucoma tests annually to high risk patients in order to prevent vision loss, specifically side vision. The good news is...

Why is Medicare so confusing?

As you know we get lots of calls regarding Medicare and there are no shortage of people letting us know that Medicare is overly confusing...

VA Benefits and Medicare: What You Need to Know

As a Medicare-eligible Veteran, you have some options when it comes to healthcare. We know this transition to Medicare can be confusing so we have listed a few things that all Vets should know...

Does Medicare Cover Shingles Vaccine?

The shingles vaccine is given in one dose and has a 51% effective rate at reducing the risk of developing shingles. The shingles vaccine can be expensive, so the big question is, does Medicare cover it?

Medicare Part B Premium and Deductible Increases for 2016

Good news for Medicare beneficiaries, it looks like the proposed 52% Medicare Part B premium and Part B deductible increase may not go into effect. It appears there will still be an increase and...