Even if you're feeling healthy, you should still make an appointment to have a yearly physical exam with a physician. Annual routine physicals allow you to discuss important health-related issues with your care team, share concerns and ask questions.
We recommend all adults schedule a complete preventative care exam once a year. A comprehensive exam includes:
If you’ve had Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) for longer than 12 months, you can get a yearly “Wellness” visit once every 12 months to develop or update a personalized prevention plan. This plan may help prevent illness based on your current health and risk factors.
The personalized prevention plan is designed to help prevent disease and disability based on your current health and risk factors. Your provider will ask you to fill out a questionnaire, called a “Health Risk Assessment,” as part of this visit. Answering these questions can help you and your care team develop a personalized prevention plan to help you stay healthy and get the most out of your visit.
It can also include:
Contact us for more information or log into the Patient Portal to schedule an appointment.
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