How to make the most of your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is an effective health benefit for keeping the senior population healthy as they age. A Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is free of charge for people with Medicare Part B and
How Well Visits Are Billed and What Happens if a Problem is Found?
Written by David Sprayberry MD In a previous post, I tackled the subject of what constitutes a well visit. Today I will try to explain the way well visits are b
How the Medicare ‘Annual Wellness Visit’ Differs From an Annual Physical
Confusion among patients leads to surprises when the bill arrives
Top 5 Resources for Billing Medicare Annual Wellness Visits G0438
We share our list of the Top 5 Medicare Resources for Billing Annual Wellness Visits we use to bill the AWV - G0438 and G0439.
Medicare Annual Wellness Visit: Getting Paid for What We Do Best
Medicare Annual Wellness Visits: How to Get Patients and Physicians on Board
Patients are more likely to schedule a wellness visit if their physician recommends it, but that won't happen without staff support.
Why It Matters: Your Annual Wellness Visit
Be sure to schedule your annual wellness visit with your doctor as soon as possible. It’s your time to meet one-on-one with your doctor and develop a plan of action to improve your health.
Your Annual Wellness Visit...and Why it Matters
Posted on May 2nd 2016 by Florida Blue What’s the best way to reduce your risks for heart disease, prevent injuries from falls and get your health questions answered, all in one stop? The answer is your annual wellness visit with your doctor. The good news is your annual wellness visit is covered at no cost to you If you haven’t yet done so,be sure to schedule your annual wellness visit with your doctor as soon as possible. It’s your time to meet…
Do You Know What an Annual Wellness Visit Is?
Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) are covered by Medicare annually, but they are often confused with other types of examinations, so the Centers for Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) are often confused with other types of examinations, so CMS) has published an MLN booklet to help uskeep them all straight.
What should be included in an annual wellness visit?
While every wellness visit is different, there are some things you can expect your physician will check every year Every wellness visit is a little different. You have different health needs than other patients and those needs change as you age and your lifestyle habits change. You might see your primary care physician several times each year, or only this one time, so your communication pattern with your doctor will be different than it is with the rest of your doctor’s patients. There…
Medicare’s Annual Wellness and “Welcome to Medicare” Visits Should Include Opioid Use Review
Top Reasons to Schedule a Well-Woman Visit
From heart disease prevention to family planning, here are great reasons to schedule your well-woman check-up today.
Why your annual OB-GYN visit could save your life
This year more than 98,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer--- and about 30,000 will die from the disease. Dr. Manny talks with gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Sharyn Lewin about the signs and symptoms and what preventive measures to take
What to ask at every well-child visit for the first 2 years
After your baby is born, well-child checkups will be on your calendar for quite some time. These visits may fly by in a blur of medical forms, measurements, and vaccinations. But in order to get the most from this important time with your child’s pediatrician, communication is key.
This month from the Kid Clinic: What are well child visits
Summer is a great time for families to schedule well child visits as kids are out of school, generally allowing for a more flexible schedule. Every child under 21 years of age should be getting regular wellness exams as instructed by the primary care provider.
What is WELL U in 2?
Introducing the WELL U in 2 series, a collection of videos with quick tips on how to get fit and stay healthy, hosted by the Tampa General Hospital Employee ...
Why is an annual gynecology exam so important?
Donna Wicker, MD, FACOG from Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center explains why an annual gynecological exam is vital to women's health. Watch this video to l...
How to Manage Annual Wellness Participation
Health Enhancement Systems, providing health promotion programs to improve employee wellness for worksites, corporations, and organizations around the globe.
What is Medicare Annual Open Enrollment?
Adult crafters at all skill levels are invited to the Main Library, 125 Morris Turnpike in Frankford, on Friday, March 16 at 1:00 p.m. to make colorful fabric wreaths.
5 Reasons Why Parents Might Receive a Bill After a Well-Child Visit
While any billing office should be happy to review its records for errors, this article lists common reasons you might receive a bill after a well child visit.
What Are the Benefits of Undergoing an Annual Wellness Exam?
In most school districts, children must undergo an annual wellness exam before entering a new grade or playing on a sports team. Since there are no such requirements for