John Rossheim is an editor and writer specializing in health care and workforce trends. His work has appeared in The Washington Post and on MSN, Monster and dozens of other websites.
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Are Medicare Premiums Tax-Deductible?
Medicare premiums, copayments and certain other expenses may be deductible if you itemize deductions.
Does Medicare Cover Physical Therapy?
Original Medicare includes coverage for "medically necessary" physical therapy.
How to Get or Replace Your Medicare Card
You'll get your card automatically when you first join. Here's how to get a new one if yours is lost or damaged.
Does Medicare Cover Eye Exams?
Original Medicare doesn't cover routine eye exams in most cases. But there are some exceptions and alternatives.
Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Home Care?
Medicare isn't designed to address custodial care. There are other options that can help meet this major expense.