What are well-woman visits?

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Under the Affordable Care Act, one of the women’s preventive services that is covered without cost-sharing requirements includes well­woman visits. This includes an annual well­woman preventive care visit for adult women to obtain the recommended preventive services, and additional visits if women and their providers determine they are necessary. These visits help women and their doctors determine what preventive services are appropriate, and set up a plan to help women get the care they need to be healthy. 

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Did you know that women are more likely to seek medical care than men? Sexual health needs, like pregnancy and contraception, often necessitate early visits to a doctor. But as we age, various health issues affect women more than ...

men, including depression, weight problems, and certain types of arthritis.In order to maintain your health and wellness, make sure you get an annual checkup.
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