Does Medicare cover mammograms?

Answer Medicare covers one mammogram screening every 12 months for women age 40 years and older, and one baseline screening between the ages of 35 and 39 years. Women on Medicare may also be able to get m... Read More »

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Does Medicare B cover mammograms and pap smears?

Medicare B covers mammograms for women age 35 to 39 (one baseline) and age 40 and older (one every 12 months). It also covers men with a history of breast cancer. Medicare B covers pap smears (one ... Read More »

Why don't insurance companies want to cover mammograms for women under 40?

A traditional mammogram on a young woman is of very little value. In a young woman, the breast tissue is too dense for the x-ray to penetrate to see a lump. So the likelihood of a traditional ma... Read More »

Does Medicare cover dentists?

In general, Medicare does not cover dental services unless they are an essential part of recovery from another injury, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. You could, for ex... Read More »

Will Medicare cover a bariatric bed?

Medicare Part B will cover a bariatric bed in the instance that it is medically necessary and it has been prescribed by a doctor. Medicare will pay for 80 percent of the cost of the bed if purchase... Read More »