Annual Wellness Visit &
Welcome to Medicare Visit / Initial Preventive Physical Examination
Our Wellness Visit Offerings
We identify which Wellness Exam each of your Medicare patients are eligible for before providing the appropriate Wellness Visit service (IPPE, AWV or AWV subsequent).
CareVitality Partnership Benefits
Wellness Visit (AWV/IPPE) Comparison Chart
|Service||Practice Completed IPPE/AWV
On Their Own
|Practice Partners with CareVitality|
|Non-Face-to-Face Patient Clinical Documentation||N/A||45-60 minutes|
|Clinical Documentation in Office||55 minutes||5 minutes|
|CMS Patient Eligibility Checking||Yes||Yes|
|Office Visit Scheduling||Yes||Yes|
|Max Visits Per Day||8 Per Room||32 Per Room|
AWV Reimbursement Calculator
Additional Preventative Services and Advance Care Planning Services Can Be Provided as Part of Your Wellness Visit that would be at no cost to the patient. Once the Wellness Visit Service and these additional services are provided this visits yields approximately $480. CareVitality will assist you in learning what preventative services you can bill for these patients that will be fully covered when provided during a Wellness Visit.
CCM Reimbursement Calculator
Wellness Visit Reimbursement Facts
The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) and the Welcome to Medicare (IPPE) Visit pay higher rates than standard office visits.
Below are the national average rates for each visit, actual rate will vary based on locale:
G0402 Welcome to Medicare Visit (IPPE) = $180
Completed within the first 12 months of Medicare enrollment
G0438 Initial Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) = $172
Completed after 12 months of Medicare enrollment
G0439 Subsequent Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) = $121
Completed every year after the Initial AWV
To check the rate for your area, go to: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
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