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.

When is Medicare Primary

Many beneficiaries wonder if Medicare is primary insurance. But, the answer depends on several factors. While there are times when Medicare becomes secondary insurance, for the most part, it’s primary. Let’s go into further detail about what “primary” means, and when it applies. Is Medicare Primary or Secondary Mostly, Medicare is primary. The primary insurer…


Does Medicare Cover Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Medicare will cover some medically necessary treatments for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD. Unfortunately, COPD isn’t curable. While this may be true, this condition is treatable. The good news is, your Medicare plan may offer coverage for costs of treatments. Part B offers coverage for a lung cancer screening with Low Dose Computed Tomography (LDCT). This screening…


Does Medicare Cover Varicose Vein Treatments

Medicare benefits cover vein treatment if they’re causing health issues. The term spider veins refer to smaller varicose veins. When veins beneath the skin become swollen and visible, they are varicose veins. How Medicare covers varicose veins depends on medical necessity. Medicare Guidelines for Varicose Vein Treatments Under Medicare guidelines for varicose vein treatment, your…