Medicare Part B covers medically necessary doctor appointments, diagnostic tests, and some medical equipment. Part B may also offer coverage for home health care.
Medicare is health insurance for people age 65 or older, below age 65 with certain disabilities and any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant) or ALS (also called Lou Gehrig’s disease).
When considering Medicare, you'll have many things to consider. First, you need to review the benefits that fit your coverage needs. Understanding your coverage options will help you choose between Original Medicare (Part A and Part B) and a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) or a Medicare Advantage plan (Part C).