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What is Medicare-Question
Can a Medicare Advantage plan charge a copayment for a preventive service?

Answer to What is Medicare question
If Original Medicare does not charge a copayment for a preventive service, a Medicare Advantage plan cannot. 

Services with no copayments include blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, and cholesterol screenings, mammograms, colonoscopies, and flu and pneumonia vaccines. 

For more, check out "Your Guide to Medicare's Preventive Services."


Last updated: 03-16-2015