Is Osteoma Removal Covered By Insurance?

Osteomas, along with lipomas and cysts, are common complaints to have removed from the face and neck area. They can cause discomfort and sometimes even pain for the person experiencing them.  For someone who is living with this issue, they may want to have it removed but could be worried about the cost of doing … Read more

Lipoma Removal Covered By Insurance

If you have a lipoma you may be a little conflicted about whether you should seek medical care for it as it may not be something covered by your insurance.  Lipoma removals are, typically, classified as plastic surgery and many insurance companies do not cover plastic surgeries because they are considered elective, and are not … Read more

Is Cyst Removal Covered By Insurance ?

Having a cyst can make anyone feel uncomfortable or self-conscious about their appearance, and as though it’s the only thing people look at when they see you. A cyst can be removed, although the procedure will be different depending on the location and the complexity of it. As with any medical procedure, though, there is … Read more

C Section Scar Revision Covered By Insurance

When you’re getting ready to deliver your baby you may not have planned to have a caesarean performed, but it may have been determined necessary to safely delivery your baby.  Now, though, you have a scar because the incision didn’t heal well or there were a few complications. Even though it means your baby was … Read more

Are Wheelchair Ramps Covered By Medicare?

When you’re in a wheelchair, it’s important that you are able to get in and out of your home easily and safely. A wheelchair ramp can make it so easy to keep yourself mobile and ensure you can leave your home as you need to.  Most homes do not have a completely accessible exterior, so … Read more

Phlegm And Alzheimer’s Patients – What To Do

Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be very difficult – especially as the disease progresses and you know that there’s nothing you can do to help them except make them comfortable.  One of the things that happens when Alzheimer’s starts to progress is that the patient will have difficulty with swallowing and … Read more

What Type of Hospital Bed Will Medicare Pay For?

Type of Hospital Bed Will Medicare Pay For

When you have to be in the hospital for an extended period of time it can be stressful, especially if you are worried about paying for a hospital bill. Being on Medicare there are some things you are not covered for, but you may want to make sure you know what type of hospital stay … Read more

Does Medicare Cover Shower Chairs?

Shower Chair

When you have mobility difficulty, and using the shower poses a challenge, having a shower chair can make it much easier to keep your independence and give you peace of mind knowing you’re able to shower safely on your own.  There are many different types of shower chairs: some offer full support, while others are … Read more

When a Husband Dies Does His Wife Get His Social Security?

When a Husband Dies Does His Wife Get His Social Security

Losing your husband is one of the hardest things to go through. There is the emotional ups and downs of settling into a new life where your partner and best friend is no longer with you.  After the dust settles, there are realities of life a widow has to settle into like paying the bills. … Read more

What Is a Medicare Audit?

When a medical practice treats patients on Medicare, they are going to be subject to a potential audit by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS).  This auditing is done to ensure that there are not any fraudulent charges or medical cases being claimed by the medical professionals. Sometimes these audits can trigger a … Read more