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Does medicare cover any dental treatment/?

Does medicare cover any dental treatment/?

Special cases: Generally medicare does not cover routine dental care, including fillings, extractions, dentures, etc. See the following site for cases where medicare will cover: http://www.Medicare.Com/services-and-procedures/dental/medicare-and-dental-plans.Html for routine care, one needs a dental care/discount plan. Clinics at dental schools may offer services at reduced rates. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Does medical insurance cover for ivf?

Does medical insurance cover for ivf?

IVF =NOT covered: Unfortunately, medical insurance in not interested in 'fertility' issues, therefore in-vitro fertilization is usually 'out-of-pocket'. ...Read more

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Does insurance cover a colonoscopy?

Does insurance cover a colonoscopy?

Insurance: Most insurances will cover a colonoscopy if the reasons for the colonoscopy are documented. Screening colonoscopies are suppose to be covered according to ACA. ...Read more

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Will insurance cover treatment for poison ivy? Does insurance cover treatment for poison ivy symptoms? .

Will insurance cover treatment for poison ivy? Does insurance cover treatment for poison ivy symptoms?

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Depends: With so many health insurance plans, it will really depend on a person's individual health plan coverage. In general, there is no reason evaluation and treatment for poison ivy should not be covered. It is an allergic contact dermatitis and sometimes requires prescription medication treatment. ...Read more

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Does the va cover bicalutamide medicine for prostate cancer?

Does the va cover bicalutamide medicine for prostate cancer?

Yes: Bicalutamide is standard for men with prostate cancer progressing after initial castrating therapy (medical or surgical). Some doctors prefer to use it with initial therapy (dual blockade) while others use it sequentially. Details are here: http://bit.Ly/loybx2. ...Read more

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Does medicare part a cover cataract surgery?

No: Medicare part b covers cataract surgery and follow-up care, while medicare part a covers hospital and long-term care. Patients who only have part a are not covered for cataract surgery, unless they have additional insurance from another company. ...Read more

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What insurances cover fertility treatments?

What insurances cover fertility treatments?

Different: Insurers and insurance regulations are different in all 50 United States. In any given state there are also different options for employers to purchase 'riders' to cover infertility on their employee insurance plans. You'd need to look at insurers in your own state, and what your employer - if you are working - provides. ...Read more

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Does managed care insurance cover health screenings and preventive care for expats?

Does managed care insurance cover health screenings and preventive care for expats?

Depends: Coverage of these services and the extent to which these services are covered are all dependent on the type of plan. Many plans do cover for those type of services. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if medicare covers bicalutamide?

Does anyone know if medicare covers bicalutamide?

Yes: Bicalutamide is standard for men with prostate cancer progressing after initial castrating therapy (medical or surgical). Some doctors prefer to use it with initial therapy (dual blockade) while others use it sequentially. Details are here: http://bit.Ly/loybx2. ...Read more

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What vision level does does medicare cover for cataract surgery?

What vision level does does medicare cover for cataract surgery?

Depends: The american academy of ophthalmology recommends that if the visual acuity is impaired the procedure can be recommended. No longer is an absolute visual acuity set for approval. ...Read more

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Does insurance typically cover cataract surgery?

Does insurance typically cover cataract surgery?

Yes: Most insurances cover more than 80% of cataract surgery. There are new options in lens implants and surgical options which may cost extra. More info at [email protected] ...Read more

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Does the nhs pay for any prostate cancer treatment at all?

Does the nhs pay for any prostate cancer treatment at all?

Yes: NHS is the National Health Service in the UK. As far as I know (my sister has been in England for 40 yrs) NHS pays for healthcare of all British citizens. Unless you are referring to something else by nhs??? ...Read more

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Does insurance cover psychotherapy for depression?

Does insurance cover psychotherapy for depression?

Yes, mostly.: Yes, mostly. Almost all health insurance plans have mental health coverage and, by law, must cover clinically diagnosable conditions like depression. There may be some limitations depending on your particular plan. ...Read more

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Does any state require insurance companies to pay for fertility treatments?

Does any state require insurance companies to pay for fertility treatments?

Yes: It is mandated in 11 states nationally including mass, new jersey, rhode island, illinois to name a few. Most don't require it and is only based on your company's insurance plan. ...Read more

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Does medicare cover your longterm prescription drugs?

Does medicare cover your longterm prescription drugs?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

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Could the nhs pay for prostate cancer treatment?

Could the nhs pay for prostate cancer treatment?

Not sure I know: what NHS is, or if the data are true (33 year old, female). But Prostate cancer only occurs in men, usually over 50. Detected by screening PSA or nodule of rectal exam. If you have an insurance plan through ACA it will help, if you are uninsured, go to Charleston Memorial Hospital and ask. ...Read more

Dr. John Gore
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Medicare (Definition)

Medicare is a federal program that pays for certain health care expenses of individuals who are 65 years or older. It is divided into three parts, with Part A covering hospital bills, Part B covering doctor bills, and Part C providing the option to choose from a package of health care plans. Individuals who have Medicare ...Read more


Dr. Michael Thompson
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Cancer Treatment (Definition)

Treatment for cancer usually depends on type, stage, patient's performance status, age, comorbidities. For a list of treatments please ...Read more