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The results of a major demonstration and evaluation program undertaken by HCFA in 1989: the Medicare Alzheimer's Disease Demonstration and Evaluation Program (MADDE).

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C E N T E R S F O R M E D I C A R E & M E D I C A I D S E R V I C E S This is the official government booklet with important information about: • What disease prevention is and why it’s important • Which preventive services Medicare covers and how often • Who can get services • What you pay – you pay nothing for many services Your Guide to Medicare’s Preventive Services Y O U R G U I D E T O M E D I C A R E ’ S P R E V E N T I V E S E R V I C E S Now’s the time to get the most out of your Medicare. The best way to stay healthy is to live a healthy lifestyle. You can live a healthy lifestyle and prevent disease by exercising, eating well, keeping a healthy weight, and not smoking. Medicare can help. Medicare pays for many preventive services to keep you healthy. Preventive services can find health problems early, when treatment works best, and can keep you from getting certain diseases. Preventive services include exams, shots, lab tests, and screenings. They also include programs for health monitoring, and counseling and education to help you take care of your own health. The Affordable Care Act makes many improvements to Medicare. If you have Original Medicare, you can get a yearly “Wellness” visit and many other covered preventive services. Whether it’s online, in person, or on the phone, Medicare is committed to helping people get the information they need to make smart choices about their Medicare benefits. MyMedicare.gov Visit www.MyMedicare.gov to get direct access to your preventive health information—24 hours a day, every day. You can track your preventive services, get a 2-year calendar of the Medicare-covered tests and screenings you’re eligible for, and print a personalized “on the go” report to take to your next doctor’s appointment. Visit the website, and sign up, and Medicare will send you a password to your personal Medicare information. How can this booklet help me? This booklet

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