Does Medicare Cover Rituxan?
This medication may be covered by your health insurance if your doctor prescribes it for your treatment.
i just got my insurance card and i don't have medicare
Medicare is a national health insurance program for people who are age 65 or older, and for some people with disabilities. If you're not eligible for Part A or Part B, you may qualify for Medicare if you have permanent kidney failure.
I am on medicare and my doctor wants me to have a ct scan and a mri what do I need to do?
Medicare may cover this test. Many Medicare Advantage plans (also known as Medicare Part C) cover MRIs and CT scans. But you will need a referral from your doctor, which your doctor can download from the Medicare website.
medicare prescription drug coverage
Is there any way to find out if a drug is covered by Medicare without calling your pharmacy?
Yes, the Medicare website has a good search tool that allows you to type in the drug name and see what the coverage is for your specific plan.
Where can a senior citizen get information about medicare or about medicare?
The Medicare website has a ton of information about Medicare. You can also call Medicare at 1-877-690-1012, TTY 1-877-690-1012.
medicare drug co
I have medicare part b and am eligible for the mail order drug program. Does it cost me anything to order drugs through this program?
Yes, the mail order drug program has a charge of $15.50 per prescription. This charge will be deducted from your monthly Social Security check.
I am 75 years old and have been on medicare for almost 10 years. I am trying to get my doctor to give me a prescription of synthroid. I am on 0.025 mg. Is there anything I can do to make it easier to get this prescription?
If your doctor won't prescribe this medication in a smaller dose, you will need to see a different doctor who will be willing to do so. Unfortunately, no one can tell a doctor what to prescribe to a patient.
I am 66 and my husband is 69. We are covered by medicare. Does this cover our prescription eye glasses?
Yes, Medicare Part B covers eye exams, glasses, and contacts. If you need extra help for reading or seeing, you may be eligible for Medicare's low-vision services.
my uncle is 84 years old and living with me. he has medicare. the problem is he is all day sitting in front of the tv with the volume so high i can't take it. what can i do?
Unfortunately, you know that if he can't hear, he can't be asked to turn the TV down. It sounds like you might be interested in talking to him about getting hearing aids. If he has not already, he should talk to his doctor about it.
medicare part c
Is it possible for a person who has medicare part c to join a health club?
Yes, there are many health clubs that accept Medicare Advantage plans. Medicare Advantage plans are also called Medicare Part C plans. You can find a list of health clubs on the Medicare website.
I am under 65 and have been diagnosed with a heart condition. My family doctor wants to refer me to a cardiologist. I am under medicare as I have had two strokes. What are my options?
Medicare only covers this kind of care if you are over 65. However, most states have a high-risk pool that will cover you if you are under 65.
What is the difference between medicare part b and part d.
Medicare Part D is the prescription drug plan. Part B covers other services, such as routine medical care, doctor's visits, and hospital care.
Is there any way that I can get my medicare package mailed to me?
Unfortunately, Medicare does not mail out packages to new enrollees. Medicare representatives can help explain your options, though. You can call 1-877-690-1012, TTY 1-877-690-1012.
I am 65 years old and I have medicare. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, but my doctor keeps putting me on anti-depressants. I do not want to take these.
You should talk to your doctor about this. You should also talk to the doctor about your diagnosis. This is a serious condition that needs to be treated. However, bipolar disorder is a mental condition, not a “depression.”
Is it possible for me to get my medicare started when I am going to be 65 years old?
Medicare begins the month you turn 65. If you are already 65, you are not eligible to apply for Medicare.
My husband is on medicare. I just found out that I have a disability and I need to get on medicare. How do I go about that?
You can call the Medicare hotline if you have questions. The hotline is 1-877-690-1012, T