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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
It’s time to take care of you. You can do this by taking advantage of the preventive and screening services that Medicare covers. These services can help keep you healthy. Ask your doctor which of these services is right for you.
As part of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare now covers many preventive and screening services at no cost to you (waived deductible and coinsurance/copayment) if your doctor accepts assignment, including the following:
For some preventive services, coinsurance or copayment and the Medicare Part B deductible apply:
For Colorectal Cancer Screening (Barium Enema), the coinsurance or copayment applies, and the Medicare Part B deductible is waived.
View Your Guide to Medicare’s Preventive Services (PDF, 1.70 MB) to see more information on Medicare covered preventive services including who is covered and how often the services are covered.
For more information on preventive services, please call our Beneficiary Contact Center at 800-833-4455 or for TTY, call 877-566-3572. Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET. You can also visit our Facebook page called 'My RR Medicare' at www.facebook.com/myrrmedicare.
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Last Updated: 04/10/2017