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  1. out-of-pocket cost
  2. coinsurance
  3. EOB
  4. physical therapy
  5. habilitation services

Term of the Week


Also known as: initial preventive physical examination, "Welcome to Medicare" physical or preventive visit

A preventive physical exam you receive when your Medicare coverage starts. For this exam, several different screenings may be given to help you maintain and improve your health.

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Uniform Glossary

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Also known as the Glossary of Health Coverage and Medical Terms. This was jointly developed by the Department of Labor and the Department of Health and Human Services.