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Three New Medicare-Covered Preventive Services Quick Reference Charts Released

Published Monday, April 18, 2011 7:00 am

CMS just released the following quick reference charts to explain who is eligible for the different Medicare preventative and wellness services. Be sure to take a look at the "ABC's of Providing the Annual Wellness Visit" which should clarify questions both physicians and patients have on who qualifies for the new service and what physicians need to complete during the exam. 

1.  The ABCs of Providing the Initial Preventive Physical Examination Quick Reference Chart provides Medicare Fee-For-Service providers a list of the elements of the IPPE, as well as coverage and coding information.

2.  The ABCs of Providing the Annual Wellness Visit Quick Reference Chart provides Medicare Fee-For-Service providers a list of the elements of the AWV, as well as coverage and coding information.

3.  The Medicare Preventive Services Quick Reference Chart provides Medicare Fee-For-Service providers coverage, coding, and payment information on the variety of preventive services covered by Medicare.