Medicare Advantage preventive care

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Advantages of staying healthy

We work with you to help you avoid illness and stay well by focusing on preventive care and wellness. Medicare Advantage members of WellFirst Health — Provided by SSM Health Plan — receive preventive screenings and other valuable services, at no additional cost.

Here are preventive care services you can take advantage of today:

  • Annual wellness visit and annual physical exam
  • Part B vaccines, including flu, hepatitis B and pneumococcal (provided in a clinic)
  • Part D vaccines, including shingles and Tdap (provided at a plan pharmacy)
  • Breast cancer mammography screening
  • Colorectal cancer screening
  • Prostate cancer screening
  • Diabetes screenings, monitoring supplies and self-management training

For details, see chapter 4 of your Evidence of Coverage


Telehealth may be used for appointments if no lab work or vaccines are needed. Talk with your provider if you are interested in a telehealth appointment.

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Updated 10/1/21