The ABC's of Providing the Initial Preventive Physical Examination

The ABC's of Providing the Initial Preventive Physical Examination
This chart can be used as a guide when providing the Initial Preventive Physician Examination
(IPPE) also known as the "Welcome to Medicare" exam or visit. It identifies the components and
elements of the IPPE and provides procedure codes, suggestions for preparing patients for the
IPPE, references for additional information, eligibility requirements and FAQs.

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