Are Your Preventative Care Needs Covered by Medicare?

Preventative tests and screening services are covered under the Medicare Part B plan.

Preventative care is an important part of your health and disease prevention journey. Medicare Part B covers preventive services. This includes screenings, vaccines, and counseling. Consult with your doctor to determine if you meet the requirements for a preventative care service. Your plan’s coverage rules may apply so verify with your Medicare expert.

Services covered by Medicare:

Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
Alcohol misuse screenings & counseling
Bone mass measurements (bone density)
Cardiovascular disease screenings
Cardiovascular disease (behavioral therapy)
Cervical & vaginal cancer screening
Colorectal cancer screenings
Depression screenings
Diabetes screenings
Diabetes self-management training
Glaucoma tests
Hepatitis C screening test
HIV screening
Lung cancer screening
Mammograms (screening)
Nutrition therapy services
Obesity screenings & counseling
One-time “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit
Prostate cancer screenings
Sexually transmitted infections screening & counseling
Flu shots
Hepatitis B shots
Pneumococcal shots
Tobacco use cessation counseling
Yearly “Wellness” visit

Medicare Part B also covers health screenings for alcohol abuse, obesity, nutrition therapy and depression.

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