“”
Speak With An Expert Today

Questions About Medicare and Insurance

Here at Teton Medicare, our goal is education. Our purpose is to inform and educate our community about Medicare and Insurance by providing the consulting you can rely on. While you can enroll through Teton Medicare, or somewhere else, we want you to feel empowered to make the right choices.

Medicare generally does not cover the costs of assisted living facilities or long-term care services considered custodial. Assisted living facilities typically provide a range of services, including housing, meals, and help with daily activities, but these are not covered under standard Medicare plans. Here’s a detailed breakdown of what you need to know.

Learn More

Medicare generally does not include dental coverage in its Original Medicare Plan (Parts A and B), primarily focusing on hospital and medical insurance. This lack of coverage means routine dental care, such as cleanings, fillings, tooth extractions, and dentures, is not covered under the standard benefits.

Learn More

Yes, Medicare does indeed cover hospice care, providing support for those with terminal illnesses who choose comfort care over treatments aimed at curing their illness. Here’s a detailed look at what Medicare covers under hospice care and some specific considerations for those under Teton Medicare in Idaho.

Learn More

Medicare Part C, or Medicare Advantage, is an alternative to Original Medicare that bundles Part A (hospital insurance), Part B (medical insurance), and usually Part D (prescription drug coverage) into one comprehensive plan. Here are some reasons why enrolling in Medicare Part C could be beneficial.

Learn More

Yes, Medicare does cover home health care, but with specific conditions and regulations that govern eligibility and the type of services covered. Understanding these details can help you manage your health care effectively. Here’s what you need to know.

Learn More

Medicare’s coverage of chiropractic services mainly focuses on manual manipulation of the spine to correct a subluxation (where one or more of the bones of your spine move out of position). Here’s what you need to know about how Medicare handles chiropractic care, especially if you’re a beneficiary under Teton Medicare, a prominent provider in Idaho.

Learn More

When choosing between Medicare Advantage (Part C) and Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans, it’s essential to compare their benefits, coverage limitations, and how they align with your healthcare needs.

Learn More

Yes, Medicare does cover cataract surgery, recognizing it as medically necessary. This coverage includes the surgery itself when it involves removing the cataract and placing an intraocular lens. Post-surgery, Medicare Part B also helps cover corrective lenses, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses provided by a Medicare-enrolled supplier.

Learn More

Essentially, Original Medicare, which includes Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance), does not cover hearing aids or the examinations needed to fit them. This policy stems from Medicare’s classification of most hearing-related services as non-essential for medical necessity. As a result, if you need hearing aids or require routine hearing exams, you will generally have to pay for these out of pocket, bearing the full cost yourself.

Learn More

Can’t Find What You’re Looking For?

Schedule a Free Consultation

Schedule a Free Consultation! Fill out this short form and a Teton Medicare representative will contact you the same business day to schedule an appointment.

Hidden
Hidden