Gynecologists recommend well-woman
exams every year to promote prevention, identify disease risk factors and check for medical problems.
and her colleagues surveyed women aged 55 years and older about their vulvar, vaginal, urinary, and sexual symptoms within 2 weeks of a well-woman
visit to their primary care physician or gynecologist in the Kaiser system.
These experts say that ObGyns should renew their commitment to individualized well-woman
care and shared decision making.
Finally, the ACA also facilitates access to services by eliminating out-of-pocket costs for preventive services including mammograms and colonoscopies, well-woman
visits, vaccinations, domestic and interpersonal violence screening and counseling.
That funding, about 90 percent of which comes from the federal government, pays for family planning and well-woman
services for low-income women.
Peterson, MD, is acutely aware that well-woman
care is at a turning point.
These are preventive care services, not only including birth control, but also cancer screening and well-woman
visits, sexually-transmitted infection tests and treatment.
to provide empowering and personalized care for women, including luxurious birth suites, well-woman
care, infertility consultation, and a host of holistic care services for women and infants.
Pelvic exams are currently covered as part of the well-woman
visit under the Affordable Care Act.
Because my nursing practice prioritizes prevention, we allocate an hour for new patients and thirty minutes for well-woman
exams, and I am rewarded with very healthy and happy clients who spend less on their healthcare.
7 million women, men and young people with health care every year, including affordable birth control and family planning counseling, lifesaving cancer screenings and well-woman
It also is good stewardship for the state to allocate financial support for medical facilities that provide the poor with the full range of well-woman
care (not just gynecological services, but nutritional, cardio, mental health, etc.