Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to a free annual wellness visit that includes routine measurements such as height and weight, a review of current medications and a check for any cognitive impairment. Beyond that, it’s probably going to cost you under Obamacare. Columnist David Lazarus’ suggestion: Before raising an additional health care issue, ask your doctor if, hypothetically speaking, such a question would result in a co-pay or other charge.
Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to a free annual wellness visit that includes routine measurements such as height and weight, a review of current medications and a check for any cognitive impairment. Beyond that, it’s probably going to cost you under Obamacare. Columnist David Lazarus’ suggestion: Before raising an additional health care issue, ask your doctor if, hypothetically speaking, such a question would result in a co-pay or other charge. Andrew Harrer Bloomberg file
Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to a free annual wellness visit that includes routine measurements such as height and weight, a review of current medications and a check for any cognitive impairment. Beyond that, it’s probably going to cost you under Obamacare. Columnist David Lazarus’ suggestion: Before raising an additional health care issue, ask your doctor if, hypothetically speaking, such a question would result in a co-pay or other charge. Andrew Harrer Bloomberg file

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August 05, 2016 10:00 AM

Obamacare covers free annual physicals, right? Wrong

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