Annual Wellness Visit
Our Wellness Nurse will evaluate your health concerns, check your vital signs and give you a plan for preventative services and screenings at no cost to you.
This is also a great time to get your free flu shot and pneumonia vaccine. Please note this is not a physical exam.
Call HSHS Medical Group Multispeciality Care at (217) 698-9722 to schedule your Annual Wellness Visit!
Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
How often is it covered?
After you’ve had Part B for longer than 12 months, you can receive a yearly wellness visit to develop or update a prevention plan just for you, based on your current health and risk factors. This visit is covered once every 12 months.
Who is eligible?
Anyone with Medicare. If you received the “Welcome to Medicare” physical exam, you have to wait 12 months before you can receive your first yearly wellness visit.
Your costs in Original Medicare
You pay nothing for the yearly wellness visit. You may also be eligible for other preventative measures, which may include:
- Bone Mass Measurements
- Cardiovascular Screening-Lipids
- Colorectal Cancer Screening
- Diabetes Screening
- Flu Shot
- Hepatitis B and HIV Screenings
- Mammograms and Pelvic Exam/Pap Smear
- Pneumococcal Shot
- Prostate Cancer Screening
- Smoking Cessation
For more information, call HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care at 217-698-9722.
Athletic and Sports Physicals
Playing sports helps keep you fit and allows you to build lifelong skills. Before you step on the field or court, you school may require an Athletic or Sports Physical. This physical helps determine whether it is safe for an athlete to participate in a sport and gathers information on personal and family medical history. To learn more and to schedule an appointment contact your primary care provider.
Need a new primary care provider? We have dedicated Patient Care Advocates ready to help you find a provider and schedule your first appointment. Call them at 217-492-9605.