What is an Annual Wellness Visit?

March 28, 2022

Dear Marci, 

My sister just went to her doctor for an Annual Wellness Visit and recommended I do the same. I don’t think I’ve had this type of appointment before, though. What is it and what should I expect?  

-Douglas (Westminster, CO) 

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Does Medicare cover depression screenings?

March 14, 2022

Dear Marci, 

Does Medicare cover depression screenings? I’ve read about how depression is more common in older adults, and I want to be sure I am not missing signs and symptoms.  

-Sara (Chapman, ME) 

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Am I eligible for a transition fill?

January 17, 2022

Dear Marci,

I have been enrolled in the same Part D plan for years. Today I learned that it’s no longer covering a prescription I have been taking. Am I eligible for a transition fill while I figure out what to do next? 

-Ralph (Nallen, WV) 

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