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Preventive Visit

A preventive visit is an annual appointment with your doctor intended to prevent illnesses and detect health concerns early, before symptoms are noticeable.

This visit includes a review of your medical and social history related to your health and education about preventive services, including these:

From https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/welcome-to-medicare-preventive-visit

  • Complete physical exam
  • Vaccination review and update
  • Age-appropriate heart disease screenings (blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol tests)
  • Cancer risk screenings (pelvic exam, Pap smear, prostate and colorectal screenings)
  • STD testing
  • Evaluation for signs of depression
  • Alcohol, depression, obesity and tobacco counseling

Preventive visits are an opportunity to discuss care areas, referral to other specialists and share lifestyle changes to establish a long-term health plan.

From https://www.unitypoint.org/livewell/article.aspx?id=6466aae1-5433-4ecc-b064-4e9f18d7699e

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Your preventative health and wellness is typically managed by a primary care physician. Choose your MagnaCare health plan; then search for Primary Care Physician in the Find a Provider menu.

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