Tag: prevention screening

Older Adults Not Getting Preventive Screenings

A new report from agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services say that critical gaps exist between older Americans who receive preventive services and those who do not. Clinical prevention services examined in the report include: vaccinations that protect against influenza and pneumococcal disease screenings for the...

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Prevention Screens – Are They Really Free?

According to a report by Minnesota Public Radio healthcare screenings may not be free for all people come January 1. That is when Medicare will begin covering these tests 100 percent. But the experts say, for other plans, there are myriad exceptions. ξ There are exemptions under the new law...

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