How often is it covered?
Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers
screenings to check for diabetes. You may be
eligible for 2 diabetes screenings each year.
Part B covers these lab tests if you have any of these risk
• High blood pressure (hypertension) - History of
abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels
• Obesity - History of high blood sugar (glucose)
Part B also covers these tests if 2 or more of these apply
• Age 65 or older - Overweight - Family history of
diabetes (parents, brothers, sisters)