Elder Law Answers Elder Law Answers

Search Articles

Find Attorneys

Medicare Adds New Preventive Care Benefits in 2005

  • August 14th, 2018

[This article was originally published on January 6, 2005 and was updated on August 14, 2018.]

Starting January 1, 2005, Medicare began providing coverage for three new preventive benefits under Part B. The new benefits are: a one-time initial ('Welcome to Medicare') physical exam, periodic cardiovascular screening blood tests, and periodic diabetes screening tests.

Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA

Jeffrey Hammond

Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
Bethesda, MD

William Fralin

The Estate Planning & Elder Law Firm PC
Bethesda, MD

Jean Ball

Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC
Fairfax, VA

For more on Medicare's preventive services, click here and here


Last Modified: 08/14/2018

Medicaid Rules, etc

View All Elder Law Topics Questions & Answers State Medicaid Information