This June is National Men’s Health Month, so we want to highlight the importance focusing on health concerns that are specific to men. One of those concerns is prostate cancer. Early detection is a key factor in determining health outcomes, so it is important for you, as a Medicare beneficiary to know what your health plan covers. 

Regular screenings hold the key to detecting prostate cancer before symptoms emerge. Detecting prostate cancer at an early stage significantly improves your chances of successful treatment, allowing you to maintain your health and continue embracing life.

What is the Medicare coverage for prostate cancer screenings?

Medicare provides coverage for prostate cancer screenings under different parts of the program. Let’s take a closer look at the coverage options available:

What does this mean for you?

Medicare covers prostate cancer screenings at different intervals depending on an individual’s risk factors and medical history. Here are some key points to consider:

Additional Considerations:

Being proactive is the key component to successful treatment when it comes to health issues like prostate cancer. It is important to make sure you are speaking with your healthcare provider about your individual risk factors, so you can make informed choices and take charge of your health and your life.

Regular prostate cancer screenings are vital for early detection and effective treatment of prostate cancer. By seizing the opportunities presented by Medicare coverage, you can take control of your prostate health, and foster a brighter future for yourselves and your loved ones. 

Please contact us to learn more about the preventative care treatment options your plan may cover. 

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