Shingles Vaccine Does Medicare Cover the Shingles Vaccine? Beginning January 2023, Part D plans must include most commercially available vaccines on their formularies. This includes the vaccine for shingles. The only exceptions are flu, pneumonia, hepatitis B, and COVID-19 vaccinations. These vaccines are covered by Medicare Part B. All Medicare-covered vaccines should be free to you. [...]
Medicare Premiums: IRMAA 2023 The Medicare Part B premium will be $164.90 for 2023. That is a slight decrease from the 2022 monthly premium of $170.10. The Part B deductible will also see a decrease. The deductible will drop from $233 to $226. Most Medicare beneficiaries will pay a monthly premium of $164.90 for [...]
Mr. Ricky Credille: Still Going Strong Ricky Credille has been and continues to be a staple in the insurance business. His niche revolves around products and services that relate to Medicare. Recently, he had a client come by his office in Belmont to congratulate him on his retirement. Both she and Ricky laughed when she [...]
Cataract Surgery and MedicareDoes Medicare pay for cataract surgery? The short answer is yes. Medicare generally does not pay for routine eye care, but it will cover certain medically necessary services, such as cataract surgery. If you have Original Medicare, the services are covered under Medicare Part B. Medicare Advantage Plans cover the same services as Original [...]
What are you supposed to do if you need the flu shot?There are many places you can get your flu shot – don’t wait!People who are 65 and older are at high risk of having serious health complications from the flu. Getting the flu shot protects you from getting the flu and keeps you from spreading it [...]
Does Medicare cover long-term care?