Rebuilding Your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Program in the Age of COVID


Provider volumes for medically necessary and preventive care visits dropped dramatically at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Volumes for medically necessary visits have largely rebounded because of the  relaxed telehealth and in-person visit guidelines, and providers have an opportunity to regrow preventive visit volumes as well.  In response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) issued on March 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded access to telehealth [...]