Welcome to Medicare Physicals
A Welcome to Medicare physical is an introductory doctor’s visit you should take within the first 12 months you have Medicare Part B. This exam includes a review of your medical and social history related to your health. You will also receive education and counseling about preventive options open to you, including shots, screenings and referral for other care you may need.
The visit will also include:
- Height, weight, and blood pressure measurements
- Calculation of your Body Mass Index
- A vision test
- A review of your potential risk for depression
- A written plan detailing the screenings, shots, and other preventive services you need