Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is an annual meeting with your primary care provider (PCP) to get your healthcare team on the same page with your preventive healthcare, and to make adjustments to your preventive plan as needed. At Regenerative Medical Group, with locations in Garden Grove and Orange, California, and Kirkland, Washington, the experienced team emphasizes whole-body wellness, which starts with Medicare Annual Wellness to monitor your health and help you take steps to maximize your long-term wellness using a natural approach. Book your appointment online or call the office in your area to arrange a Medical Annual wellness.
The Medicare Annual Wellness is an annual appointment with your care provider to develop a prevention and screening plan based on your age, gender, and medical conditions.
The purpose of this visit is to give you the opportunity to discuss your current health status with your physician, to help assess any potential health risks and ways to prevent them through screening and early intervention.
Your insurance will cover this visit and you don't have to pay out of your pocket.
The Annual Wellness Visit includes:
According to the CDC, around half of all adults suffer from at least one chronic illness that could have been avoided. Medicare Annual Wellness ensures that the patient has the opportunity to discuss his/her health with their care provider and take preventive measures to remain on a right track to optimal health.
Medicare Annual Wellness
Holistic health risk assessment
General physical assessment
one on one detailed discussion
Brief discussion 10 -20 mins
Assessments plus additional screenings if necessary
Height weight, BMI
Personalized preventive plan
No personalized prevention plan
Covered by Medicare
Covered by private payer
Risk identification and prevention
Identify physical issues
Any Medicare beneficiary who:
has been a beneficiary of Medicare Part B for at least 12 months, and
has not had a preventive physical examination in the last 12 months
Your Annual Wellness Visit will be covered by Medicare in full, so there will be no cost to you. Some screening services and follow-up visits may include some out of pocket
During the visit, the Physician will assess you for health problems that usually affect older adults. Assessing and addressing these issues will help you reduce your risk and improve your quality of life. Your care provider may conduct a screening for:
With all the information gathered during the visit, your physician will update your preventive health plan, screening schedule, or preventative measures procedures checklist. They may also recommend important health education or counseling programs, such as weight loss, fall prevention, tobacco cessation, or physical activity.
Whilst following wellness visits may not be as thorough as the first, your doctor will still examine important health indicators such as weight, blood pressure, and cognitive function, and will update your information and health plan as needed. You should bring your