What Is Preventative Care?
At Temecula Family Medicine, we believe preventative care is necessary to for the overall health and well-being of our patients. To meet the needs of our patients, we offer many preventative care services.
Preventative care can help you stay healthier by preventing injuries or disease when they are most treatable. It allows for early detection of illnesses and conditions before they get out of control and require treatment. This helps reduce your overall health care costs. At Temecula Family Medicine, we are able to help you stay healthy using preventative care tests designed for early detection and treatment of conditions, such as cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure. The type of preventative care an individual receives, however, depends on a number of factors such as your age, family history and individual health. Preventative care plays a vital role in keeping you healthy throughout your life.
Preventative Care Procedures
Many preventative care exams, also known as well visits and physicals, usually include routine exams and checkups. It might even include counseling or more in-depth screenings. When you visit Temecula Family Medicine for a routine preventative care checkup, our physicians will check your weight, height, and BMI, as well as your blood pressure. In addition, any necessary or recommended screenings will be performed. They might include:
- Cholesterol Screenings
- Cancer Screenings
- Depression Screenings
- Diabetes Screenings
- HIV Screenings
- Obesity Screenings
Additionally, preventative care may include vaccines such as the following:
- Hepatitis A and B
- Human Papillomavirus
- And more
Our medical team at Temecula Family Medicine is passionate about ensuring you receive the preventative care you need to keep you and your family healthy. Our patients appreciate our compassion, care and comprehensive approach.
Is Preventative Care Covered Under Insurance?
The majority of preventative services, including routine exams and many screening services, are typically covered by all the major insurance carriers. If you are ever unsure about what is covered under your insurance, contact your insurance provider directly. If you need assistance, we are happy to help you.
Contact our office today and schedule your next routine annual physical. We are here when you need us to provide the care and compassion you deserve. You can also walk-in at your convenience as appointments are not necessary.