Change in Medicare annual wellness visit elements


Fam Pract Manag. 2011 Mar-Apr;18(2):10.

After our January/February 2011 issue went to press, Medicare rescinded the “voluntary advance care planning” requirement for the new annual wellness visit benefit. The encounter form that was published along with our cover story, “What You Need to Know About the Medicare Preventive Services Expansion,” has been revised to reflect this change.



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