Story by: Norton Healthcare on December 17, 2021
An annual checkup with a primary care is also a great way to stay strong, live healthier and get a health professional’s view of any concerns you have. With most insurance plans, your annual checkup is covered 100% with no copays and includes a full-body exam and any lab tests needed.
An ongoing relationship with a health care provider makes communicating sensitive information much easier. It also sets you up with someone looking out for your overall health, allowing for better care.
Your primary care provider will look for any early signs of disease and help you arrange annual screenings you may need. Many conditions such as heart disease and cancer can be treated successfully when caught early.
Before your appointment, write down any questions you may have. Think about lifestyle changes you want to make, nagging concerns no matter how minor, family health history, mental health questions and sexual health concerns.
Schedule your annual checkup for your birthday so you don’t forget.
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This can include the following:
Your provider will use all of this information to formulate a plan to keep you healthy and address any minimize damage from any issues that already may be present. Primary care physicians are trained to uncover potential health issues, and catching those early increases the chance for a healthier future.
For many, annual checkups have been lifesavers.
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