An adult health maintenance exam is a medical appointment that provides preventive services, counseling, education and disease screening, based on your age and gender.
A health maintenance exam has many names:
An adult health maintenance exam may involve some screening lab tests and X-rays or shots. These services are usually part of an annual physical:
Your health care provider may ask about your tobacco and alcohol use. You may also discuss health topics like weight control and exercise.
Your health provider may recommend additional services based on your age and gender. An adult health maintenance exam may also involve lab tests, medical imaging and/or shots. Please check with your insurance provider about coverage for these extra services.
You may have other issues you want to discuss. These services may not be considered part of your physical and may require an additional charge:
Allina Health clinics, Adult health maintenance exams
Barb Barlau, clinic manager, Allina Health Northfield Clinic; Kim Danelski, coding manager, Allina Health
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