Medicare Wellness Visits

Medicare Patients, please be aware that you are entitled to two important wellness benefits.

 1   
 Welcome to Medicare Visit
 X 2   
 Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
 
  • for new Medicare patients only
  • must be done in the first year that you are a Medicare patient
  • happens only once
 What is included:
  • a discussion of general wellness issues
 What is not included:
  • no discussion of specific, current healthcare issues
  • no treatment is ordered
  • no prescriptions are written
  

 What is included:

  • your doctor will discuss your
  • medical history
  • review risk factors
  • create a personalized prevention
  • plan to help keep you healthy

 What is not included:

  • no hands-on exam
  • no testing
  • no discussion of any current medical problems, conditions or medications

 

A separate visit is required for an annual physical, lab work or diagnostic testing, medication management, vaccinations and other services. These services will be charged and paid for according to Medicare’s usual coverage guidelines.

Contact your physician to schedule your wellness visit or call 495-6905 if you have questions.

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