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Preventive Resources

Modified: 1/13/2020
Get your patients off to a healthy start this year by recommending the Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE) and Annual Wellness Visit (AWV). Medicare covers these preventive services at no cost to your patients.
Modified: 11/14/2019
This MLN educational tool discusses the differences between the annual wellness visit (AWV), the initial preventive physical examination (IPPE) and routine physicals. Learn important information from CMS to clarify the difference in these services and what is covered by Medicare.
Modified: 11/14/2019
Roster billing enables Medicare beneficiaries to participate in mass pneumococcal and influenza virus vaccination programs offered by various entities that give vaccines to a group of beneficiaries. Learn more about this simplified process.
Modified: 11/1/2019
Medicare covers Diabetic Self-Management Training (DSMT) services furnished to beneficiaries with diabetes by certified providers. See this article for information on the new DSMT Accreditation Program webpage and helpdesk for the certification process and accrediting organizations.
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) strives to ensure that the information available on our provider website is accurate, detailed, and current. Therefore, this is a dynamic site and its content changes daily. It is best to access the site to ensure you have the most current information rather than printing articles or forms that may become obsolete without notice.