- Get Your Patients Off to a Healthy Start in 2016
- Annual Wellness Visit/Initial Preventive Physical Examination
Get Your Patients Off to a Healthy Start in 2016
In the New Year, get your Medicare patients off to a healthy start by recommending the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) or Annual Wellness Visit (AWV). Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Medicare covers these preventive services at no cost to your patients.
- The IPPE or “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit is a one-time service for newly-enrolled beneficiaries
- The AWV is a yearly office visit that focuses on preventive health
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