Last Modified: 7/9/2018 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part B
What are preventive benefits FAQ
Q: What are preventive benefits?
A: Preventive benefits (or preventive services) are services and screenings available to patients to aid in the prevention and early detection of disease. Many common diseases are preventable through immunization or amenable through early detection, treatment, and lifestyle changes. Click here for the current list of preventive benefits covered by Medicare.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages you to motivate your Medicare patients to take advantage of the preventive services and screenings for which they are eligible, for them to make the most of Medicare’s preventive services and maintain a healthy lifestyle. By providing these covered service benefits, you are helping to ensure a healthier environment for your patients.
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