How to Find the Right Geriatric Doctor | Medicare Plan Finder

How to Find the Right Geriatric Doctor

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Finding the right geriatric doctor, or geriatrician, can be difficult. You must have confidence in your doctor’s ability to treat your conditions or to refer you to someone who can. Your health is the most important thing you have, and you need a doctor you’re comfortable with. You might have to ask around or do a little research to find the best one for you. Sometimes the first doctor you talk to isn’t the one for you, but you will …

Cost of Hip Replacement Surgery | Medicare Plan Finder

Cost of Hip Replacement Surgery

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An estimated 2.5 million Americans have undergone total hip replacements. Conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis can cause the hip joint to wear down so much that a hip replacement may be the only course of action to improve your mobility. The total cost of hip replacement surgery can be staggering if you don’t have help from insurance. A total hip replacement costs anywhere from $32,000 to $45,000. The total cost usually includes everything from the surgeon’s initial evaluation …

Does Medicare Cover Urgent Care? | Medicare Plan Finder

Does Medicare Cover Urgent Care?

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More than 89 million patients visit an urgent care facility each year. In fact, the number of facilities nationwide has increased from 6,400 to 8,100 since 2014 with roughly 600 more expected to open in 2019. Urgent care is a cost-effective way to get the care you need. If you’re wondering if Medicare covers urgent care, look no further, Medicare Plan Finder makes understanding your coverage easy. Urgent Care Services Covered by Medicare Urgent care is typically covered by Medicare …

Medigap Plan D | Medicare Plan Finder

What is Medigap Plan D?

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Medicare Supplements, also known as Medigap plans, add financial benefits that work alongside your Original Medicare. These benefits include help paying your copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. Enrollment has increased every year since 2010, and there are more than 13 million beneficiaries taking advantage of Medigap plans in 2019. There are more than ten types of plans (A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, and N), that offer a wide range of coverage at different costs. Many plans are …

Medicare Dementia Care | Medicare Plan Finder

Medicare Dementia Care

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Dementia is a decline in mental capacity that becomes severe enough to hinder a person’s ability to function. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one-third of Americans die with some form of dementia. Medicare Parts A and B (Original Medicare) will cover everything that’s medically necessary for dementia patients, but many services won’t be covered. While Original Medicare dementia care is limited, certain Medicare Advantage plans offer coverage for more services that can include unexpected offerings like meal delivery. Medicare Coverage …

Medicare Coverage for Diagnostic Colonoscopy | Medicare Plan Finder

Medicare Coverage for Diagnostic Colonoscopy

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A colonoscopy is a test that uses a small camera to scan your entire colon to detect disease before it becomes a catastrophic health issue. Colorectal cancer, also called colon cancer, is the third most common cancer among adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Medicare Colonoscopy Cost Medicare can cover some or all of the costs surrounding your colonoscopy. How much you pay depends on what the test finds and whether the test is …

Medicare Supplement Plan C | Medicare Plan Finder

What is Medicare Supplement Plan C?

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Medicare Supplements, also known as Medigap plans, help cover out-of-pocket expenses that Original Medicare does not. This includes copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. More than 22% of Medicare enrollees are taking advantage of these financial benefits, and enrollment has increased every year since 2010. There are more than 10 types of plans (A, B, C, D, F, G, K, L, M, and N) and each plan offers different coverage at different prices. Most plans are guaranteed renewable life, which means as …

does medicare cover cataract surgery? | Medicare Plan Finder

Does Medicare Cover Cataract Surgery?

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There are currently more than 24.4 million cases of cataracts in the United States. As you age, your risk of developing cataracts increases. Approximately half of all Americans will develop cataracts by age 75. Before health coverage, cataract surgery can cost $3,600 to $6,000 per eye. Fortunately, Medicare can help cover these costs. How Much Does Medicare Pay for Cataract Surgery? Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) generally does not include vision coverage. However, cataract surgery is an exception. …