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Does Medicare cover Skilled Nursing Facility?

Medicare does cover a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). However, Medicare coverage is limited based on the following conditions: SNF Benefit Period Qualifying hospital stay Your need for skilled services to treat a hospital-related medical condition In the Medigap Monday video, MedicareBob briefly mentions the 3-day qualifying hospital stay requirement and Plan G coverage benefits for […]

Does Medicare cover Endoscopy?

In this FAQ Friday video, MedicareBob answers the question, “Does Medicare cover endoscopy?” Watch the video and discover Robert Bache’s endoscopy procedure and how his doctor treated an esophagus issue. What is Endoscopy? A doctor performs an endoscopy by inserting a tiny camera on the end of a long, flexible tube down your throat (MayoClinic.org). […]

Medicare Part A hospital deductible

In this FAQ Friday Video, Robert Bache says when you go to the hospital, Medicare charges you Part A hospital deductible. This deductible was $1340 in 2018. In 2020, this deductible was $1408. Now in 2021, the Part A deductible is $1484. You or your Medicare plan must pay this Part A deductible before Medicare […]

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