Welcome to Medicare Visit

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Identity patients who are nearing eligibility for a Welcome to Medicare visit (WMV), and systematically schedule the appointments.

2. Provide patient education materials promoting the WMV to eligible patients.

3. Use standardized encounter forms to efficiently document all seven required elements of the WMV.

4. Use proper coding/billing documentation to ensure appropriate reimbursement of the WMV.   

Additional Information

Technical Requirements: 

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CME Credit Information: 

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Disclosures: 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019

Ariel Cole, MD, FAAFP, CMD, Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Director, Family Medicine Residency Florida Hospital, Orlando; Geriatric Medicine Clerkship Director, Florida State University College of Medicine Orlando Campus; Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Orlando

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
05/16/2019
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