Preventive Care Guidelines - Lake County

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Preventive Care Guidelines - Lake County

2012 Preventive Care Guidelines:To discuss with your Health Care ProviderMen (age 65) Preventive Schedule *Routine Health GuidePhysical exam including history, blood pressure, height, weight, BMI & waist AnnuallycircumferenceBlood Sugar TestAnnuallyNutrition/Physical Activity CounselingAnnuallyDental ExamAnnuallyVision/Glaucoma ExamAnnuallyRecommended Diagnostic Checkups & Screenings for At-Risk PatientsAbdominal Aortic Aneurysm Check One-time screening for men ages 65 to 75who have ever smokedColorectal Cancer ScreeningAges 50-75; Either a colonoscopy, fecaloccult blood test or sigmoidoscopySexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Screening & CounselingAnnuallyCholesterol and Lipid ScreeningOnce every 5 years; more frequently if at riskProstate Cancer ScreeningDiscuss with your physicianSkin Cancer ScreeningDiscuss with your physicianHearing TestDiscuss with your physicianGuidanceScreen/Counseling for Depression, Obesity, Tobacco, Alcohol and Substance Abuse Every visit, as indicatedFall Risk/Unintentional InjuryEvery visit, as indicatedDomestic Violence PreventionEvery visit, as indicatedUrinary ProblemsEvery visit, as indicatedAspirin CounselingDiscuss with your physicianAdvance DirectivesAnnuallyImmunizations*Tetanus (Td)Ages 65+: every 10 yearsTetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Td/Tdap)Only once as an adultFLU (Influenza)AnnuallyPneumococcalAges 65+: 1 doseShingles (Zoster)Ages 60+: 1 doseHepatitis BDiscuss risk factors with your physician*Some immunizations are contraindicated for certain conditions. Consult AHRQ for a complete list, and discuss with your physician.We’re here to help.Online: Looking for MedicareCoverage?* Visit us online atwww.bluemedicarefl.com.If you’re already a member, lookfor the MyBlueService link to login to our member website. You’llfind your Medicare benefits,free health programs andhelpful tools.In person: Our Florida Bluecenters are open Monday-Saturday, 10 AM to 8 PM.Visit www.FloridaBlue.comfor locations.By phone: Looking for Medicarecoverage? Call 1-877-465-1125.If you’re already a member,call Member Services at1-800-926-6565. (TTY dial1-800-955-8771).*Medicare Supplementinsurance policies are notconnected with or endorsedby the U.S. government or theFederal Medicare program.Plan benefits and premiumwill vary depending upon theplan selected. Exclusions andlimitations may apply.70702 1111


2012 Preventive Care Guidelines: To discuss with your Health Care ProviderWomen (age 65) Preventive Schedule *Routine Health GuidePhysical exam including history, blood pressure, height, weight, BMI & waistcircumferenceBlood Sugar TestNutrition/Physical Activity CounselingDental ExamVision/Glaucoma ExamRecommended Diagnostic Checkups & Screenings for At-Risk PatientsBone Mineral Density Screening for OsteoporosisColorectal Cancer ScreeningMammogramPap Test/Pelvic ExamSexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Screening & CounselingCholesterol and Lipid ScreeningSkin Cancer ScreeningHearing TestGuidanceScreen/Counseling for Depression, Obesity, Tobacco, Alcohol and Substance AbuseFall Risk/Unintentional InjuryDomestic Violence PreventionUrinary ProblemsAspirin CounselingAdvance DirectivesImmunizations*Tetanus (Td)Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Td/Tdap)FLU (Influenza)PneumococcalShingles (Zoster)Hepatitis BAnnuallyAnnuallyAnnuallyAnnuallyAnnuallyWomen starting at age 65 or older; and in younger women who have an increased riskAges 50-75; Either a colonoscopy, fecal occult blood test or sigmoidoscopyAnnually until age 75; After age 75, discuss with your physician65+: Discuss with your physicianAnnuallyOnce every 5 years; more frequently if at riskDiscuss with your physicianDiscuss with your physicianEvery visit, as indicatedEvery visit, as indicatedEvery visit, as indicatedEvery visit, as indicatedDiscuss with your physicianAnnuallyAges 65+: every 10 yearsOnly once as an adultAnnuallyAges 65+: 1 doseAges 60+: 1 doseDiscuss risk factors with your physicianBe sure to verify yourbenefits for preventiveservices. Theserecommendationswere developed as aguide for our membersand are not intendedto replace yourphysician’s judgment.Sources:www.ahrq.govwww.medicare.govwww.cdc.gov*Some immunizations are contraindicated for certain conditions. Consult AHRQ for a complete list, and discuss with your physician.70702 1111

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