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How Medicare Could Provide Dental, Vision, and Hearing Care for Beneficiaries.

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Summary of "How Medicare Could Provide Dental, Vision, and Hearing Care for Beneficiaries."

The Medicare program specifically excludes coverage of dental, vision, and hearing services. As a result, many beneficiaries do not receive necessary care. Those that do are subject to high out-of-pocket costs.

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Name: Issue brief (Commonwealth Fund)
ISSN: 1558-6847
Pages: 1-12

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