WELLNESS & PREVENTIVE CARE
Well woman examYour routine check-up is all about you, your health, and your future. Your clinician will assess your height, weight, blood pressure, BMI, and more.
Routine check-up for men
The patient must virtually consent to using telehealth for a wellness visit and the consent must be documented within the medical record prior to the visit. Visits are covered once per calendar year. Additional E and M codes can be added with no copay for patients with PacificSource Medicare Advantage.
Can I provide the Welcome to Medicare and Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) via telehealth? The Medicare AWV codes (HCPCS codes G0438 and G0439) are on the list of approved Medicare telemedicine services
Many preventive services on the Well-Woman Chart that involve screening, assessment, and counseling can be done via telehealth.
Telehealth is different from telemedicine in that it refers to a broader scope of remote health care services than telemedicine. Telemedicine refers specifically to remote clinical services, while telehealth can refer to remote non-clinical services.