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April is Alcohol Awareness Month: Professional and Consumer Information

Resources and guides for researchers, clinicians, and related community agencies

Academic and Clinical Resources

Is your patient on Medicare?
Alcohol Misuse Screening & Counseling is Covered

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recommends that people over 65 should have no more than seven drinks a week, and no more than three drinks on any one day. Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers alcohol misuse screening & counseling.

This is covered once per year for adults who don't meet the medical criteria for alcohol dependency. For more information, watch this video or read about Medicare’s coverage for screening and counselingfor alcohol misuse.

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Are on on Medicare? Alcohol Misuse Screening & Counseling is Covered

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recommends that people over 65 should have no more than seven drinks a week, and no more than three drinks on any one day. Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers alcohol misuse screening & counseling.

This is covered once per year for adults who don't meet the medical criteria for alcohol dependency. For more information, watch this video or read about Medicare’s coverage for screening and counselingfor alcohol misuse.