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    Cool Does Medicare cover routine yearly exams?

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    65+ year old patient that came in for a routine phsical. Does Medicare cover that? I know that they have a "Welcome to Medicare" physical but do they pay for routine ones too? Thanks for your help.

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    Apr 2007
    North Carolina


    No... "A preventive medicine service (CPT codes 99381-99397) is a noncovered service"


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    See Chapter 18 for payment for covered preventive services.


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