The preventive care services listed on this chart are those CMS has determined should be provided to all Medicare recipients with no cost-sharing. This requirement applies to original Medicare, as well as to all of our Medicare plans, when provided on an in-network basis.
Glossary terms found on this page:
An itemized statement of health care services and their costs provided by a hospital, physician's office or other health care facility. Claims are submitted to the insurer or managed care plan by either the plan member or the provider for payment of the costs incurred.
The government agency responsible for administering the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
The use of providers who participate in the health plan's provider network. Many benefit plans encourage enrollees to use network providers to reduce the enrollee's out-of-pocket expense.
A nationwide insurance program for the disabled and people age 65 and over, created by the 1965 amendments to the Social Security Act and operated under the provisions of the Act. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs, Part A and Part B.
The group of physicians, hospital, and other medical care providers that a specific plan has contracted with to deliver medical services to its members.
Comprehensive care emphasizing priorities for prevention, early detection and early treatment of conditions, and generally including routine physical examinations and immunization.