The Medicare program can be very confusing, even when it comes to seemingly basic questions like “What does Medicare cover?” What Is Medicare? Medicare is basically a government run health care insurance program. Those in the US who are 65 and older are eligible for coverage. Though some younger than 65 with disabilities may qualify.…

While it can be hard knowing that your loved one has dementia, there are many options to ensure they get the care they need. However, this care can often be quite expensive. So a common question many people have is, “does Medicare cover dementia care?” In this article, we answer that question in clear, plain…

Hemorrhoids are swollen veins found in the lowest parts of a person’s rectum and anus. They are one of the most common causes of rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoid surgery may be necessary to treat them, especially for large hemorrhoids. Also for it you tried other ways to treat them that did not work. So a common…

Gender reassignment surgery is one way to help with gender dysphoria. Gender dysphoria is the feeling of discomfort or distress that a person may feel if their gender is different from the sex that they are assigned at birth. So a common question many people have is, “does Medicare cover gender reassignment surgery?” In this…

Seniors are at higher risk of developing diabetes, especially Type 2 diabetes. And according to the World Health Organization, adults with diabetes are more vulnerable to experiencing heart attacks and strokes. The good news is that treatment and supplies for diabetes are improving with innovations like continuous glucose monitors or CGMs.  So a common question…

Original Medicare does not regularly provide coverage for vision and dental services and care. However, it does cover some vision services and treatments if they are medically necessary to treat a medical condition. So what about eye surgeries? Well, a common question many people have is, “does Medicare cover eye surgery?” In this article, we…

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