Prevention: A Blueprint for Action. Appendix E - Medicare Preventive Benefits


New Medicare Benefits in 2005

  • “Welcome to Medicare” visit (initial preventive exam)
  • Diabetes screening
  • Cardiovascular disease screening

Immunizations & Vaccinations

  • Influenza
  • Pneumococcal
  • Hepatitis B

Screening & Detection

  • Mammography
  • Pap test & pelvic exam
  • Colon cancer screening tests
  • PSA test & rectal exam
  • Bone density measurements
  • Glaucoma testing

Chronic Disease Management

  • Diabetes self-management
  • Medical nutrition therapy

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