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Is critical care cost covered by medicare?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Generally there is coverage for critical care if you have medicare.
Payment is linked to diagnoses and is fixed, so it doesn't cover all charges. However, patient's are only responsible for their deductibles.

In brief: Yes

Generally there is coverage for critical care if you have medicare.
Payment is linked to diagnoses and is fixed, so it doesn't cover all charges. However, patient's are only responsible for their deductibles.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Absolutely

If you need critical care because of a life-threatening medical illness, medicare will definitely cover you.
If you ever think you need the icu, just go to the hospital and don't delay out of concern for medicare coverage.

In brief: Absolutely

If you need critical care because of a life-threatening medical illness, medicare will definitely cover you.
If you ever think you need the icu, just go to the hospital and don't delay out of concern for medicare coverage.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Thank
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