Corporate Compliance

Note from Peggy: New benefit for annual wellness visit

Medicare Update for Physician Services, January 6, 2011

Happy new year and welcome to a new Medicare benefit in the form of an annual wellness visit (AWV).  Because preventive services are part and parcel of CMS’ initiative to administer the Medicare program in a cost-effective manner, this benefit is being rolled out effective January 1, 2011.  The AWV is a preventive physical exam which includes personal prevention plan services (PPPS).

Continue reading Peggy's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.

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