Medicare can help. Medicare pays for many preventive services to keep you healthy. Examples of preventive services include exams, shots, lab tests, and screenings. Yearly Wellness Visits can help prevent or find health problems early when treatment works best. Additional preventive programs are available to help monitor and take care of your own health. Learn more about what preventive services are available to you on Medicare.
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For some, The SHIIP--SMP program's in-person help was essential for understanding the complexities of Medicare and making good choices. For others, SHIIP--SMP education helped them save on their health care costs.