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Medicare Writer

Medicare Writer

Eleesha Dominique

Writer

Eleesha Lockett, owner of The Healthful Human, is an Ohio-based nutritionist who enjoys all things food, science, and cats. She holds a master’s degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and has a passion for intuitive eating, body positivity, and unbiased nutrition education.

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My Work

Does Medicare Cover Annual Physicals?

While Medicare does not cover yearly physical exams, Medicare Part B does cover one initial physical examination and one annual wellness exam for beneficiaries.

Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: What Is It & What to Know

Medicare Part B covers an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) once every 12 months, at no cost, to help beneficiaries prepare a health plan for their future.

Does Medicare Cover Mammograms?

Medicare Part B covers annual screening mammograms for beneficiaries over 40 years old, at no cost, and diagnostic mammograms when necessary.

Does Medicare cover Pap Smears, Pelvic & Breast Exams?

Medicare Part B covers Pap smears, pelvic exams and breast exams once every 12 to 24 months, depending on individual cancer risk.

Medicare Rhode Island: Guide to Eligibility & Providers

Everything you need to know about Medicare in Rhode Island. Find info on Rhode Island Medicare plans, eligibility, enrollment & more.