Medicare Info

WHAT CPM OFFERS MEDICARE PATIENTS

  • Welcome to Medicare Visits
    • Once in a lifetime visit
    • Must happen within the first 12 months after effective date of the Part B Medicare Plan
    • A simple physical specifically for Medicare patients
  • Initial Annual Wellness Visit
    • Once in a lifetime visit
    • Available for all Medicare beneficiaries who are no longer within the first 12 months of Part B Medicare Plan
    • Available to those who have not received a Welcome to Medicare Visit within the last 12 months
    • Evaluation/Exam is the same as the Welcome to Medicare Visits
    • Annual Wellness visit:
      • The subsequent visit after either the Welcome to Medicare Visit or the Initial Annual Wellness Visit has occurred.
      • Visit can happen once a year for the rest of patients lifetime
      • Evaluation/ Exam is the same as the Welcome to Medicare Visits
    • Face to Face Behavioral Council for Obesity
      • Available for Medicare Beneficiaries with obesity.
      • One visit every week for the first month.
      • Once visit every other week for months 2-6.
      • At the six month visit, a re-assessment of obesity and a determination of the amount of weight loss must be performed. To be eligible for additional face-to-face visits occurring once a month for an additional 6 months, patient must have lost 6-7 pounds to continue.
      • One visit a month for months 7-12
  • Face to Face Behavioral Council for Obesity
    • For those that do not lose the desired weight (6-7 pounds) during the first 6 months, a reassessment of their readiness to change and current BMI (body mass index) is appropriate after an additional six month period.

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