See Your Doctor Once A Year To Stay Happy and Healthy!

If someone asked you how your most recent visit to your doctor was what could you tell them? Wait, you haven’t been to your doctor recently? It might surprise you, but you’re not alone! Perhaps you consider yourself a generally healthy individual, or you find yourself without much time in your busy schedule. Maybe you’ve …

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The Importance of the Annual Wellness Visit

Going to see your doctor for your Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) shouldn’t be something you avoid.  Instead, making an appointment for an Annual Wellness Visit for you or for someone you love is a simple way to take control of your health again. This one simple appointment known as an Annual Wellness Visit is actually …

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PEAK Annual Wellness Center: Helping to Keep Our Seniors Healthy, Robust & Strong

The senior citizens living in our community have worked hard to get where they are today and they deserve the best, most attentive, all-encompassing care that can be provided.  Most of them are enjoying retirement and their health, above all other things determines how well they move about, interact with their friends and family, and …

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Reporting MIPS, Medicare’s “Merit-based Incentive Payment System” is Easier Than You Think

  MACRA-MIPS has been with us since January and this year’s data will determine your penalty/bonus in 2019.  This applies to all your outpatient Traditional Medicare revenue.  The penalty starts at 4% and increases to 9% over the next 5 years.  For a practice with $200,000 in Medicare revenue, this would be $8,000 this year …

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Keeping Our Seniors Healthy: 40% Reduction in Hospitalizations

Did you know that 80% of our seniors have not received the AWV which means that 80% are still at an increased risk of hospitalization? In a study of 17,000 Medicare patients, done in 2015, Novus Healthcare found that the Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) reduce hospitalizations by 40%. How does the AWV reduce hospitalizations? There are …

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