Does Medicare Cover Mental Health Services

Are you taking care of your mental health this winter? It’s already gotten darker and colder, but as the holidays draw near it can be tough if you don’t live close to family and loved ones.

There’s nothing to be ashamed about if you struggle with your mental health. In fact, studies show that 25% of the American population suffers from some kind of mental health disorder.

If you know that you’ll need extra support this holiday season, how can you get the counseling and help you need? 

You can actually get it through Medicare!

Medicare and Mental Health Services

Healthcare and especially Medicare can feel a bit overwhelming. But it has been a blessing for me! It’s helped to cover my own counseling services and I appreciate the extra help and support that a therapist can provide.

If Medicare feels super overwhelming to you, I found a great resource that walks you through how it works with your mental health care.

Put together by TogetherHealth, is a great resource to answer your Medicare questions. This article is fantastic because it literally walks you through everything that is and isn’t covered in your typical Medicare plans.

Making Medicare Easy

If you haven’t made the switch to Medicare and you have a ton of questions about how everything works, might we suggest a great resource for you? Medicare for Dummies.

There are so many valuable benefits to medicare – including mental health coverage – but that doesn’t mean it’s completely easy to understand.

If you like learning about the plans and having control over your benefits, this great resource from AARP will show you how to not only avoid costly mistakes but also to:

  • Learn how and when to enroll
  • Reduce out-of-pocket expenses
  • Know your rights and protections
  • Choose the best policy for you

Navigate the maze of signing up for Medicare! Grab this comprehensive guide so you can make the best decisions for yours and your family’s health care.

Physical and mental!