1 in 3 American adults is at risk for kidney disease. Medicare Part B covers preventive screening tests that help detect diabetes and high blood pressure - 2 conditions that may lead to kidney damage. Visit Medicare.gov/coverage/preventive-and-screening-services.html for more information.
Medicare Part B also covers up to 6 sessions of kidney disease education services if a person has Stage IV chronic kidney disease that will usually require dialysis or a kidney transplant. For more information, visit Medicare.gov/coverage/kidney-disease-edu.html.