Does Medicare cover Preventative Exams?

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers: A “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit: You can get this introductory visit only within the first 12 months you have Part B. This visit includes a review of your medical and social history related to your health and education and counseling about preventive services, including these: Certain screenings, shots and referrals for other care, … Read More

Important Flu Updates & Information

2017-18 FLU SEASON UPDATES & INFORMATION from the Kitsap County Public Health District “The 2016-17 flu season was especially bad for the elderly. During the 2016-17 flu season, Kitsap County experienced 13 influenza-related deaths, and 20 influenza outbreaks at long-term care facilities. The most common strain seen in the U.S. and Washington State last season, H3N2 (a strain of Influenza … Read More