The "Welcome to Medicare" visit: a missed opportunity for cancer screening among women?

@article{Salloum2013TheT,
  title={The "Welcome to Medicare" visit: a missed opportunity for cancer screening among women?},
  author={Ramzi G Salloum and Gail A. Jensen and Andrea K. Biddle},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          19-25
        }
}
  • Ramzi G Salloum, Gail A. Jensen, Andrea K. Biddle
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of women's health
  • BACKGROUND On January 1, 2005, Medicare began covering a "Welcome to Medicare" visit (WMV) for new enrollees with fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare (Parts A and B). The new benefit was expected to increase demand for mammography and Pap tests among women transitioning onto Medicare. This study examined whether Medicare's coverage of a WMV influenced the use of mammography and Pap tests among women aged 65 and 66 years with FFS Medicare. METHODS Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) data… CONTINUE READING

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