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Preventive Care

Stay Well with Preventive Care

Maintain your health and well-being with a wide range of preventive care services. No payment is required when you see your doctor for a preventive care office visit.

Getting screening tests and vaccinations is an important part of preventive care. Find out which tests and immunizations are recommended by age group and gender. Use these guidelines when discussing a disease prevention plan with your health care provider. You may need a plan that is different, depending on your situation.

This schedule comes from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, unless otherwise noted.

Preventive Guidelines

Well Child Visits

Well child visits are essential checkups designed to monitor and enhance the health and development of children. These visits are like regular health inspections that help ensure kids are on track for a healthy future. Learn more about well child visits.

Colorectal Cancer Screening starts at age 45

This is the recommended age to begin colorectal cancer screening. Regular testing can help find cancer early. It may be easier to treat when caught early. Risk for getting colon cancer can go up due to family history, diet, lifestyle, age, ethnicity and gender. Learn more about Colorectal Cancer Screening.

Flu Shots

Get a Flu Shot, not the Flu! It costs you nothing! Your Health Net plan covers an annual flu shot with a $0 copayment.

Why Get the Flu Shot? (PDF)