Lindsay Engle

Lindsay Engle 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. You can also find her over on our Medicare Channel on YouTube as well as contributing to our Medicare Community on Facebook.

Medicare Coverage for Sexually Transmitted Infection Screenings

Last Updated on October 14, 2020 by Lindsay EngleMedicare covers an annual screening for STIs, including HIV. Also, Medicare will cover sexually transmitted infection screenings and counseling. Medicare will cover screenings for gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and hepatitis B. These screenings fall under Part B as a preventive service. Coverage is for those who need short counseling sessions…


Does Medicare Cover Substance Abuse Treatment

Last Updated on October 14, 2020 by Lindsay EngleMedicare 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…


Does Medicare Cover Ambulance Transportation?

Last Updated on October 6, 2020 by Lindsay EngleIn 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.…