Whether it’s getting your annual wellness exam or having your cholesterol checked, keeping up with your recommended screenings plays an important role in catching small health problems before they become big ones.
Add to your todo list to 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.
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 BCBSIL Medicare Advantage member.
*Certain healthy actions may earn you a reward.
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