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Does medicare part a cover cataract surgery?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
8 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology

In brief: YES except copay/ded

Medicare covers the cost of cataract surgery for a conventional intraocular lens implant (not premium bifocal or astigmatic implants) minus deductible and copays.

In brief: YES except copay/ded

Medicare covers the cost of cataract surgery for a conventional intraocular lens implant (not premium bifocal or astigmatic implants) minus deductible and copays.
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