Items Tagged ‘Annual Wellness Visit’

February 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Physicians Lack Time, Tools for Medicare’s Cognitive Screening Benefit

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Primary care physicians have one more item on their to-do lists: screening for cognitive impairment among Medicare beneficiaries.  Under section 4103 of the Affordable Care Act, Congress added a new benefit that provides full coverage for an Annual Wellness Visit for all Medicare beneficiaries…”A lot of patients don’t ask for that exam, at least not […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Annual Wellness Visit, Dr. Eric Tangalos, Medicare

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