We will confirm your appointment with you either by phone or with a text message reminder one to two days before your appointment. If you would like to receive text message reminders, please give your cell phone number to one of our receptionists.
Please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to every appointment in order to complete any necessary paperwork. New patients will receive a new patient registration packet, which consists of forms that require completion before your physician visit. Before seeing your physician you will need to:
- Complete a patient registration form
- Complete a medical history form
- Acknowledge of receipt of our Notice of Privacy Practices
- Present your insurance card
- Present your photo ID
- Sign an authorization to release confidential health information
At every appointment, our front staff will confirm your address, telephone number(s) and insurance plan, including plan name and type (e.g., PPO, HMO). Please be prepared to show our staff your insurance card at each visit. Although your insurance plan may not have changed, we must verify at each visit that our records contain the most recent copy of your insurance card and benefit levels.
On an annual basis, we will ask you to complete an updated patient registration form. Please note that the signatures on this form are only valid for one year, and therefore, the form must be completed annually. We appreciate your patience and cooperation in helping to keep our files current.
Well-Child Visits, School Physicals and Annual Appointments
We encourage our patients to plan in advance for routine annual exams, as we want to ensure you can schedule your appointment with your regular doctor. Families with children are encouraged to contact our office in the spring to begin scheduling upcoming school and sports physicals to ensure that children are seen before the start of the school year. Follow-up well child exams should be scheduled before you leave the office to ensure that your child is seen in the appropriate time frame.