Rides to routine medical appointments generally aren’t covered on Original Medicare — and they’re covered on only some Medicare Advantage plans. However, both Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage cover emergency and certain nonemergency ambulance transportation. When does Medicare cover nonemergency transportation? Original Medicare doesn’t cover rides to routine medical appointments, like annual physicals, follow-ups or…

Roberta Pescow writes for NerdWallet. Email: rpescow@nerdwallet.com.

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