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Will Medicaid or Medicare pay for gym membership

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Asked by Gma67 at 8:11 PM on Feb. 9, 2013 in Health

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  • I don't think so.

    Answer by m-avi at 8:11 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Unless your Dr. would prescribe something like physical therapy....

    Answer by m-avi at 8:11 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • NO

    but there are medicare plans such as medicare advantage or Medicare Gap that has gym membership benefits. You get a yearly membership at a very good discount.

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 8:12 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Not that I know of. It isn't medical treatment so I wouldn't think it would be covered.

    Answer by kmath at 8:13 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • If you need physical therapy.  They will send you to physical theropy.


    Answer by louise2 at 8:21 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • Medicaid will not. Medicare (available only for disabled individuals or those over 65) might if it's a medicare advantage plan. Straight Medicare will not though, as far as I know.

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 8:28 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • No

    Answer by 3libras at 8:42 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • I don't think so.

    Answer by alf2651 at 11:53 PM on Feb. 9, 2013

  • dont think so

    Answer by san78 at 2:50 PM on Feb. 10, 2013

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