Medicare and Parkinson’s: Your Frequently Asked Questions

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Overview

Almost 90% of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are covered by Medicare. We know that navigating Medicare and understanding what it means for managing your Parkinson’s disease can be overwhelming. In part two of our Medicare and Parkinson’s webinar series, we will drill down into some of the most frequently asked questions about Medicare coverage like: Are there annual caps on physical, occupational and speech therapy?; What types of mental health treatment are covered under Medicare?; and Will Medicare pay for long term care services?

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Presenters

Jessica Shurer, MSW, LCSW
Director of Patient and Carepartner Advocacy, CurePSP

Carrie Blakeway Amero, MPA 
Director for Long-Term Services and Supports, AARP

Adolfo Diaz
Associate Vice President of Information & Resources, Parkinson's Foundation

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