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Medicare Part B

💬 What does Medicare Part B cover and how much does it cost?

Medicare Part B
Updated:
March 16, 2021

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers outpatient treatment and facilities provided by doctors and other health care providers. Durable medical supplies, home health care, and certain preventive services are also provided under Section B.

Medicare Part B

Questions & Answers

Question:
What is Medicare Part B?
Answer:
Section B of Medicare includes clinic appointments, hosholeal treatment, and medical supplies and equipment.
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Question:
Who is exempt from Part B late enrollment penalties?
Answer:
If you or your spouse is already working and protected by an employer or union community health plan, you may be eligible for a special enrollment period.
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Question:
What services are not covered under Medicare Part B?
Answer:
Part B of Medicare provides a wide variety of medical facilities, but there are several differences.
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Question:
Who can delay Medicare Part B enrollment beyond age 65 without getting hit with late penalties?
Answer:
Just two situations allow you to defer Part B without facing late penalties: if you have health insurance coverage by active jobs, or if you've been traveling overseas and aren't eligible for Part A benefits without paying premiums.
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