covers an alcohol misuse screening once per year if you’re an adult (including a pregnant person) who uses alcohol, but you don’t meet the medical criteria for alcohol dependency. If your primary care doctor or other primary care provider determines you’re misusing alcohol, you can get up to 4 brief face-to-face counseling sessions each year (if you’re competent and alert during counseling).
Medicare covers an alcohol misuse screening once each year.
Your costs in Original Medicare
You pay nothing if the qualified primary care doctor or other primary care provider accepts
Things to know
A qualified primary care doctor or other primary care provider must provide the counseling in a primary care setting (like a doctor’s office).