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Study finds 50% of practices that don’t offer Medicare annual wellness visits are taking a revenue hit

February 8, 2018

Almost half of physician practices may be missing out on an opportunity to generate revenue by providing annual wellness visits to Medicare patients, according to a new study.

Many practices have been slow to adopt annual wellness visits, which Medicare introduced in 2011 as part of the Affordable Care Act, the study, published in Health Affairs, found.

That’s particularly true for practices caring for underserved patients, according to the Harvard Medical School researchers.

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