Eastern Plumas Health Care's Free Medicare Prevention Program includes Welcome to Medicare and Annual Wellness visits.* During these physicals your provider will review your health history and risks, and order the appropriate tests and screenings. During these complete physicals your doctor will determine which of the many preventive screenings, tests, and services for which you are eligible. These visits are for prevention/wellness services. If you are ill or have a specific health concern, please schedule a regular appointment with your health care provider.
The following Preventive Tests, Screenings, and Services are available to Medicare patients at EPHC as part of this Program:
Medicare Free Services Now Offered at EPHC*
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
- Bone Mass Measurements
- Cardiovascular Screenings
- Colon Cancer Screenings (Fecal Occult Blood Test, Colonoscopy Screening)
- Diabetes Screening/Fasting Blood Glucose
- Flu Shots
- Digital Mammograms
- Pap Tests and Pelvic Exams (includes breast exam)
- Pneumococcal Vaccine
- Prostate Cancer Screenings (Digital Rectal Exam and Prostate Specific Antigen [PSA] Test)
It's never been easier to get healthy and stay healthy. Call 530.832.6600 today for your appointment. These services are available at all of EPHC's Clinics (Graeagle, Indian Valley, Loyalton, and Portola). You may schedule your appointment with the Eastern Plumas Health Care provider of your choice.
If you'd like to learn more about preventive services covered by Medicare at no charge to you, click here.
[*No copayment or deductible for Original Medicare (Part B); some Medicare Advantage Plans may have a small co-payment. For coverage details and questions, please call EPHC at 530.832.6570, 1.800.MEDICARE, or your Medicare Advantage provider.]