What is a Wellness Visit?
Wellness visits basically provide your doctor with a status update on your overall health. They can help guide you to make choices that promote better health, and they can catch health problems early. These visits may include a physical examination and Checking your vitals.
What is an Annual Wellness Visit?
The Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is a yearly appointment with your primary care provider (PCP) to create or update a personalized prevention plan. This plan may help prevent illness based on your current health and risk factors.
What is a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit?
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 to help prevent disease and disability, based on your current health and risk factors. Your provider may also perform a cognitive impairment assessment.
What is done at a Wellness Visit?
Screenings may vary depending on age, risk, and gender. During your wellness visit (exam), you may receive screening for cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, mammogram, pap test, osteoporosis or STDs. Your doctor may ask you about current stress, physical activity, diet or drug use such as tobacco and alcohol.
Can a Wellness Visit be done through telehealth?
Will Medicare pay for my Telehealth Wellness Visit?
WCRx PROVIDES ANNUAL WELLNESS VISITS THROUGH TELEHEALTH
Performing Annual Wellness Visits via Telehealth from WCRx Health is Important because:
It allows our care team to proactively engage with our patients. We can identify and meet care needs before they become acute enough to require in-person visit. WCRx Health will assists in identifying and counsel on risky health behaviors We can identify patients who would benefit from Chronic Care Management (CCM), which is especially important during covid-19