Medicare Part B is Medical Insurance

Medicare Part B covers services from doctors and other providers, outpatient care, home health care, durable medical equipment, and some preventive services like vaccines and screenings.

Everyone pays a premium for part B. Luckily, you’ll pay nothing for most preventative services and some people will qualify for Part B cost assistance based on income via state-based Medicare Savings Programs.

Citations:

What Part B Covers. Medicare.Gov.

Introduction to Medicare. CMS.Gov.

Thomas DeMichele

Thomas DeMichele

Thomas DeMichele has worked in the online health insurance information space for over a decade. His works include ObamaCareFacts.com, which has been used by nearly 40 million Americans since 2012 to learn about healthcare and health insurance.

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