The Polyclinic launched video visits earlier this spring to help reduce the spread of respiratory infection and maintain social distancing guidelines. Medicare patients can take advantage of this new visit type to help manage health conditions from the safety and convenience of home. To schedule your annual wellness visit (AWV) as a video visit, call the Population Health Management Team at 206-860-5510 (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).
Many preventive care services are fully covered benefits including the annual wellness visit. Medicare offers this visit yearly to review your health and health risks.
During the AWV, your provider will focus on developing a game plan for the year ahead including identifying key screenings and reviewing medications. An AWV is not a “head-to-toe” physical exam and will be a conversation about your health focused on prevention.