Prostate cancer screenings


Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers:

• Digital rectal exam: Once every 12 months
• Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test: Once every 12 months

Who’s eligible?

All men over 50 (beginning the day after your 50th birthday) with Medicare are covered.

Your costs in Original Medicare

• Digital rectal exam: You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for the digital rectal exam and for the doctor’s services related to the exam. The Part B deductible applies. In a hospital outpatient setting, you pay a copayment.
• Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test: You pay nothing for PSA blood test.