Those who have Original Medicare are covered entirely for standard preventive care services. This includes services like screenings for cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, urinary tract or other infection screening and blood pressure screening. It also includes annual physicals, colonoscopies, vaccines and a variety of other normal tests. You will pay nothing for any of the standard Medicare preventive care services.
Preventive services links for all adults, women, and children on the HealthCare.gov website.
There are 3 sets of free preventive services. Select the links below to see a list of covered services for each group:
Congress should be aware of the financial burdens American Seniors are facing every day. I hope and pray that Congress will do more to ensure that drug costs will be lowered. My wife had a heart attack two years ago and now she takes prescription medication and they cost a lot of money. The drug companies are getting rich while the high cost of prescription medicines is pushing many American Seniors into poverty.