Many HMO and point-of-service (POS) plans still require an ELECTRONIC referral in order to see any specialist. Please be certain to contact your primary care physician before your appointment to be certain that the referral is on file with our office. We are happy to assist you if there is a problem.
At this time, many do not. It is best for you to verify this with your individual policy. We will be happy to submit a claim on your behalf, once full payment is received. We may not be able to accept assignment for orthotic payments from insurance companies.
Please contact our office to determine if we participate in your plan. We are happy to treat out-of-network patients as well.
Please be advised that although we participate in many health plans, due to the new insurance regulations involving the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") there are often deductibles that must be met before insurance company benefits commence. Please be assured that we will be happy to assist and inform you of the specifics of your particular policy at the time of your visit.
Depending on the type of procedure performed, you may be allowed to bear weight immediately following the procedure, however, some surgeries may require up to 8-10 weeks of non weight bearing, meaning that crutches, a scooter, walker, or other assistive device will be necessary to aid in ambulation for a prescribed period of time.
Routine foot care is the trimming of toenails and corns and calluses in patients who do not have poor circulation, diabetes or diseased toenails. The fee is currently $52.00 and includes whirlpool if you desire.
Most outpatient procedures that we perform are done utilizing local anesthesia with intravenous sedation. This is an extremely safe form of anesthesia to keep the patient comfortable during the procedure.