Medicare Part B covers two of wellness exams: the Initial Preventive Physical Exam (IPPE) or the "Welcome to Medicare Visit" and the Personalized Prevention Plan Services (PPPS), also known as the "Annual Wellness Visit". Under Medicare, the IPPE is covered within the first 12 months of coverage and the PPPS is covered annually thereafter, both for a $0 copayment.
All SecureHorizons, UnitedHealthcare and Evercare Medicare Advantage (HMO/PPO/POS/PFFS) plans also cover these wellness exams for a $0 copayment.
1 Codes subject to change. Please review cms.hhs.gov for the full code-set.
Medicare covers an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening for at-risk beneficiaries and an Electrocardiogram (EKG) Screening for a $0 copayment, once per lifetime.
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