Medicare Preventive Services

Medicare Wellness Visits

Learn more about Medicare Wellness Visits, including the Initial Preventive Physical Exam (aka “Welcome to Medicare” exam) and Annual Wellness Visits.

Cognitive Assessment & Care Plan Services

Find out about Cognitive Assessment & Care Plan Services

Medicare covers PAs and other eligible providers to perform a detailed cognitive assessment and care plan services if a cognitive impairment is detected at an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) or other routine visit.

Things to Know About the Cognitive Assessment & Care Plan Services

  • If your patient shows signs of cognitive impairment at an AWV or other routine visit, you may perform a more detailed cognitive assessment and develop a care plan.
  • The Cognitive Assessment & Care Plan Services (CPT® code 99483) typically start with a 50-minute face-to-face visit (in person or via telehealth) that includes a detailed history and patient exam, resulting in a written care plan
  • Medicare payment for these services is $282 (may be geographically adjusted)

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