Preventive health guide – 13 years - 18 years
- Periodic health exams every one to two years
- Update and system review
- Allergy update
- Tobacco/alcohol history
- Current problems
- Body mass index
- Blood pressure
- Physical examination
- Your primary care physician has the most up-to-date immunization information.
- As indicated by Bright Futures
Counseling - parent and/or patient
- Substance use
- Diet and exercise
- Injury prevention
- Dental health
- Sexual behavior
- Mental health
NOTE: Asymptomatic healthy people may require more testing if risk factors present.
This guide is based on published literature by nationally recognized authorities in health care and the expressed opinions of participating network physicians. This information is intended for educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as medical advice nor as a listing of preventive services with no-cost sharing as required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Please consult your doctor for advice about changes that may affect your health. Some services may not be covered under your health plan. Please refer to your benefit plan document for details concerning benefits, procedures and exclusions.