Does Medicare Cover Telehealth Services?

Does Medicare Cover Telehealth Services?

A complete visit with a provider using a telephone or video technology that uses audio and video communication is known as a telehealth visit. Original Medicare will cover some telehealth benefits like professional consultations, office visits such as psychiatry...
Does Medicare Cover Hospice Care?

Does Medicare Cover Hospice Care?

Medicare offers a hospice benefit to beneficiaries who have terminal illnesses, allowing them to receive palliative, quality, end-of-life care. What type of care is covered? Medicare covers a good variety of hospice services, equipment, and medications, such as:...
What SNF Benefits Does Medicare Cover?

What SNF Benefits Does Medicare Cover?

If someone is ready to leave a hospital stay but not quite ready to be sent home, they might be transferred to a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Skilled nursing facilities provide 24-hour medical care to patients. Medicare Part A covers skilled nursing care, but for a...
How Do I Know if I Qualify for Equitable Relief?

How Do I Know if I Qualify for Equitable Relief?

Equitable relief allows you to request the following from the SSA (Social Security Administration).   Immediate Medicare enrollment  Retroactive Medicare Enrollment  Elimination Your Medicare Part B late enrollment penalty (LEP)  To request this, you must have failed...