Lindsay is the Medicare expert for MedicareFAQ. She has been working in the Medicare industry since 2017. She is featured in many publications as well as writes regularly for other expert columns regarding Medicare. She has a passion for sharing her expertise so beneficiaries can be better prepared for healthcare costs after retirement. You can find her on YouTube where she has a featured channel about all things Medicare that helps beneficiaries stay educated on all their options.

Does Medicare Cover Substance Abuse Treatment

Medicare can provide coverage for substance abuse treatment. Medicare pays for many substance abuse programs. Including inpatient rehab, outpatient counseling, and medication. Another, more intensive, outpatient option is a Partial Hospitalization Program. To qualify, the doctor must certify that you would otherwise have to be in an inpatient program. Inpatient Medicare Coverage for Substance Abuse…

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Does Medicare Cover Ambulance Transportation?

In the case of an emergency, Medicare will cover an ambulance ride to the hospital. Medicare only covers non-emergency ambulance transportation in certain situations. Medicare pays for an ambulance when not taking it would risk your health. Understanding Medicare coverage for ambulance services can prevent an unexpected bill later. So, in the content below, we’ll discuss the…

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Does Medicare Cover a Laparoscopy

In many cases, Medicare covers diagnostic laparoscopy or laparoscopic surgery. The amount you pay depends on your coverage as well as whether the procedure is inpatient or outpatient. Coverage extends to laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis, hernias, gallstones, and other conditions. Medicare also covers laparoscopies to diagnose health conditions. In this context, we’ll explain how and…

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Does Medicare Cover Speech Therapy

Medicare will cover speech therapy services when you meet specific requirements. Speech therapy can improve social communication skills, thinking, and understanding, even things like swallowing. If you’ve had a stroke, speech therapy may be a treatment your doctor prescribes. Doctors may recommend speech-language therapy to patients suffering from a head injury or brain tumor. We’ll…

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