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Add them to your to-do list to make sure you've taken care of all of your annual health exams. If you still need some of them before the end of the year, schedule a visit with your doctor now. Available appointments fill up as the end of the year looms.
Here are a few health exams to think about getting between now and the end of the year:
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:
If you're a Blue Cross Medicare AdvantageSM member, you may be able to earn a reward for getting an annual wellness exam and other health screenings.
Some screenings you should talk about with your doctor include:
Talk with your doctor about these and any other screenings you may need to add into your annual prevention plan. And don’t forget to read up on the Rewards program if you are a Blue Cross Medicare AdvantageSM member.
Originally published October 27, 2016; Revised 2020, 2021
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