Schedule your well-woman visit with a doctor or nurse every year. The well-woman visit is an important way to help you stay healthy.
What about cost? Many insurance plans, including Medicaid, now cover at least one well-woman visit per year for women under the age of 65 at no cost to you. Plans must also cover some screenings and types of counseling.Well-woman visits include a full checkup, separate from any other visit for sickness or injury. These visits focus on preventive care for women, which may include:
What happens during a well-woman visit? Your well-woman visit is a chance to focus on your overall health and wellness. There are 3 main goals for the visit and you may also download this fact sheet from the American College of Gynecological and Obstetrics Well Woman Exam. Be sure to bring this checklist to your appointment and review with your doctor.
Getting screening tests is one of the most important things you can do for your health. At your well-woman visit, the doctor or nurse may recommend screening you for:
In addition to screenings, the doctor may sometimes recommend counseling for:
What to bring to your Well Woman Exam;
Schedule Your Annual Well Woman Exam – Send us an email or contact our office at 850-696-4000. We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have. We appreciate the trust you put in us to take care of your health care needs and hope that you will take advantage of this new benefit to work with us in creating your personalized prevention plan.