On its website, Medicare.gov, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides links to comprehensive information on what Medicare covers under each of its different Parts.
Here are links to Medicare coverage information, as provided on Medicare.gov:
Find out if your test, item, or service is covered by Medicare.
Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) helps cover inpatient care in hospitals, as well as skilled nursing facility, hospice, and home health care.
Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover doctor and other health care providers’ services, outpatient care, durable medical equipment, home health care, and some preventive services.
Learn what Medicare drug plans cover.
Medicare health plans provide Part A and Part B benefits to people with Medicare who enroll in these plans, which include Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Cost Plans, Demonstration/Pilot Programs, and Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
Medicare covers a full range of preventive and screening services to keep you healthy and find problems early, when treatment is most effective. Learn which preventive and screening services are covered by Medicare.
Learn how to get medical care and prescription drugs covered by Medicare in disaster or emergency areas.
Get information about suppliers of durable medical equipment, prostheses and prosthetic devices, and orthotics.
Find and compare hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, suppliers, and dialysis facilities.
Find out what items and services aren’t covered by Medicare Part A and Part B.”
For further information about Medicare and what it covers, consult the official U.S. government Medicare handbook:
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