Schedule Your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
Schedule An Appointment
To schedule your visit or ask any questions, call:
- Avera Medical Group Lakes Family Practice at 712-336-3750
- Avera Medical Group Spirit Lake Medical Center at 712-336-2410
Want to review and improve your health while reducing your long-term health care costs? Schedule your Medicare annual wellness visit today!
If you’ve been enrolled in Medicare for at least 12 months, you can take advantage of an annual wellness visit at no cost to you – the patient – once each year. There are no co-pays or deductibles applied.
An annual wellness visit can help you:
- Prevent and detect medical problems earlier
- Save time and money
- Remain independent longer
- Enjoy a better quality of life
- Update your health record
- Make sure you’re using the right medicine in the right way
During your annual wellness visit – which is different from an annual physical exam – we’ll see how well your body is working by measuring things like your blood pressure and heart rate. You’ll receive screenings for risk of falling, cognitive impairment, depression and other potential health concerns. We’ll also discuss your medications and help you develop a personalized plan for your care.
When you call, please tell us that you’d like to schedule your Medicare annual wellness visit. We’ll help you plan for the visit and may send you a form about your health to fill out and bring to your appointment.
Please note that if your annual wellness visit is coupled with other services you request or if a follow-up visit is needed for additional care, you’ll be charged for the additional services.