If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more,
covers obesity screenings and behavioral counseling to help you lose weight by focusing on diet and exercise. Medicare covers this counseling if your primary care doctor or other primary care provider gives the counseling in a primary care setting (like a doctor's office), where they can coordinate your personalized prevention plan with your other care.
Your costs in Original Medicare
You pay nothing for this service if your doctor or provider accepts
What it is
An initial screening for BMI and behavioral therapy sessions that include a dietary assessment and counseling to help you lose weight by focusing on diet and exercise.