Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
Medicare covers one Annual Wellness Visit a year. This comprehensive wellness assessment is covered 100% and helps develop a preventive wellness plan based on your current health and risk factors. The visit will be conducted by a registered nurse and will include the following:
- Health risk assessment, including demographic data, self-assessment of health status, behavioral risks and daily activities
- Depression screening
- Fall risk assessment
- Memory test
- Preventive health screening plan
- Health education resources
Medicare Annual Wellness Visits are available at all Tampa General Medical Group locations. Click here to find a location nearest you.
Call (813) 844-2252 to make an appointment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will I see my primary care provider during this visit?
A: No, you will see a registered nurse, but your assessment will be shared with your provider.
Q: Is this visit covered by Medicare?
A: Yes, annual wellness visits are covered 100% by Medicare.
Q: Is this visit considered a physical visit?
A: No, this visit is considered a comprehensive wellness assessment.
Q: Should I expect blood work to be ordered during this visit?
A: No, blood work is not included as part of this assessment.
Q: How long will the visit last?
A: The visit could last up to one hour.
Q: How many wellness visits are covered annually?
A: Medicare covers one wellness visit annually.