The Patient Affordable Health Care Act (PPACA) affords Medicare beneficiaries access to Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) with no copayment or deductible. The Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is a preventive screening encounter aimed to promote increased utilization of preventive services covered under Medicare Part B. The interview encounter with patients involve a comprehensive Health Risk Assessment (HRA). Individuals are provided a complete Health Risk Assessment (HRA), a written screening schedule, outline of risk factors, and a wellness or Personalized Prevention Plan (PPP) AWVs provide an opportunity for primary care providers to improve patient care while simultaneously generating income through Medicare reimbursements.
Ability to identify and reduce risk factors for chronic diseases.
Develop and maintain a Personalized Prevention Plan (PPP) for patients.
Ability to simultaneously bill with E/M sevice on same date with EM-25 modifier.
Organizations don't have to hire extra staff; I.C.O.N's specialists conducts AWV.