Medicare / Medicaid

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

https://www.ct.gov/agingservices/lib/agingservices/choices/newtomedunderstandingyouroptions.pdf

CHOICES:  Connecticut’s program for Health insurance assistance, Outreach, Information and referral, Counseling, Eligibility Screening: https://www.ct.gov/agingservices/cwp/view.asp?q=313032

Center for Medicare  Advocacy:   http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/medicare-info/connecticut-consumers-guide/ 

US News Health:  https://health.usnews.com/medicare/connecticut-medicare-plans  

What Medicare Doesn’t Cover

Bad News: What Medicare DOESN’T Cover

Medicare benefits extend to a lot of treatments and services, but not all of them. Discover what’s not covered, and learn the exceptions to the rules.

The good news: Once you hit 65, Medicare covers many medical issues entirely, and others with just a few pre-requisites. The not-as-good news: Some equipment, treatments, and conditions—like those in the following seven categories—aren’t covered at all.

  1. Routine foot care
  2. Dental services
  3. Routine hearing and vision services

Read more here.