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Does Medicare Pay For A Gym Membership?

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Gym memberships & fitness programs

Original Medicare doesn’t cover gym memberships or fitness programs.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 100% for non-covered services, including gym memberships and fitness programs.

Things to know

Gym memberships or fitness programs may be part of the extra coverage offered by Medicare Advantage Plans, other Medicare health plans, or Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) plans.

If you have one of these, call your plan to see if it covers gym memberships or fitness programs.



Can I Get a Medicare Plan That Covers a Health Club Membership?

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In a Nutshell:

Even though Original Medicare (Parts A and B) may not cover gym memberships, some Medicare Advantage plans cover access to gym memberships and fitness benefits with SilverSneakers. Many Medicare Advantage Plans include SilverSneakers, which covers some gym memberships and fitness benefits for adults 65+.
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  • Original Medicare doesn’t cover gym or fitness center memberships.
  • These services might be covered by private Medicare plans, like Medicare Advantage or Medigap.
  • Without an additional Medicare coverage plan, you’ll pay 100 percent of the costs of your gym or fitness center membership under original Medicare.

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