The federal government provides medical insurance to eligible people which is called Medicare Part B. Medicare Part B will usually covers medical expenses that Medicare Part A will not cover.
What does Medicare Part B cover?
Medicare Part B cover a lot of services for you. They will cover tests, preventive treatments, outpatient care, some physical therapy, occupational therapy and home health care services.
Medicare Part B will not cover 100% of these services so it is a good idea to research the plans before you enroll into a Medicare Part B plan. Medicare Part B will also cover Diabetic supplies which include monitors, test strips, lancet devices and therapeutic shoes if needed.
They also cover diabetic self- management training classes if your doctor prescribes them. They also will cover cardiovascular screenings to prevent heart attacks and strokes under the Medicare Part B plan. Medicare Part B plans also cover flu shots once a year and also will pay for three hepatitis B shots if you are at risk.
How do I find more information on Medicare Part B plans?
The best way to find out more information on Medicare Part B plans is to research it online. One good website to visit is www.medicareconsumerguide.com. This website will answer a lot of your questions concerning what medical services are covered and also who will be eligible for enrollment into the Medicare Part B plan. Before enrolling into Medicare Part B plan make sure that you understand your coverage and also your premiums on this plan.