Your lower back goes out of whack, and your doctor says acupuncture might provide some pain relief. How many visits will Medicare pay for?
You stumble and sprain your ankle crossing a cobblestone street in Europe. Will Medicare pay your emergency room bill?
You think you may be experiencing heart attack symptoms and figure you’d better get to a hospital. Will Medicare pay for an ambulance?
Your spouse suggests you need a hearing aid. (You think he or she mumbles a lot, but that’s not an argument we’re going to settle here.) How much of the bill will Medicare cover?
Oh-oh, now you’ve broken a tooth. How much will Medicare pay to fix it?
It’s been awhile since you’ve had a routine eye exam. How often will Medicare treat you to one?
If you’re a smoker, Medicare will help you kick the habit by:
You (or an older relative) are starting to have trouble with daily activities, such as bathing and getting dressed. You wonder if moving into a nursing home might make sense. Will Medicare help pay for it?
Flu season has arrived. Will Medicare pay for your annual shot?
You have both Medicare and retiree health coverage from a former employer. Which one should you send your bills to first?