Medicare May Begin Covering STD Screenings For Beneficiaries
The Miami Herald: Medicare May Pay For STD Screenings For Seniors
Medicare may soon be paying for sexually transmitted disease screening for the elderly. Though the final decision won't be made until November, the federal health care agency that covers about 40 million seniors will announce a draft recommendation Wednesday. Geriatric physicians say it's about time (Veciana-Suarez, 8/23).