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Will social security help seniors pay for cataract surgery,

Customer Question

will social security help seniors pay for cataract surgery
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: need cataract
JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: am afraid I cannot pay
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  lev-tax replied 1 month ago.

Not social security - but Medicare...

Medicare generally does not pay for vision care, but it will cover certain medically necessary services, such as cataract surgery.

Expert:  lev-tax replied 1 month ago.

See here

https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/cataract-surgery.html

Who's eligible?

Medicare covers many medically necessary surgical procedures, like cataract surgery.