Before this year slips away, make sure you have gotten all of your annual health check-ups and exams. If you still need some of these tests, make your appointments now. Doctor office appointments fill up as the end of the year looms—and a new annual deductible kicks in.
Checkups are an important way of staying ahead of potential problems. Here are a few checkups to consider getting between now and the end of the year:
Annual Wellness Visit.* If you’ve had Medicare Part B for longer than 12 months, you can get an annual wellness visit. During your Annual Wellness Visit, your doctor may:
Some screening tests you should discuss with your doctor:
Talk with your doctor about screenings you may need to add into your annual prevention plan. And remember to read up on Health Rewards if you are a BCBSTX Medicare Advantage member.
*Certain healthy actions may earn you a reward.
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