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Are geriatric oncology assessment costs covered by insurance plans?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
The cost of a geriatric oncology assessment (cancer prevention) will be covered in your wellness plan visit for Medicare if you get one, and will probably be covered by your health insurance plan if you are over 65, or by Medicare, but it depends on your plan. To find out for sure, call the insurer’s customer service number, your local Social Security office, or the Medicare Helpline. The staff at your doctor’s office may also be able to help you

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