Health Insurance Referrals, Orders & Authorizations

Your primary doctor may refer you to see a specialist for conditions that require more detailed attention and in depth follow up. Referrals are required by some insurance plans every time you see any doctor outside of your primary care specialist (PCP). A referral is an insurance authorization that is stating your primary doctor is … Continue reading Health Insurance Referrals, Orders & Authorizations

Helpful Hints for Physical Appointments: Insurance Coverage & Blood Work

Physicals are performed by your physician on an annual basis. Some insurance companies will pay for physicals one per calendar year, but the rule of thumb is to schedule your physical one year after your last one you had done. A child has a "well child check" once a year until they are 18 years … Continue reading Helpful Hints for Physical Appointments: Insurance Coverage & Blood Work

What is Telemedicine & Virtual Health?

Healthcare is always innovating new technologies to provide better overall patient care and experiences. New programs and development can seem like more of a hassle than it is helpful at times. There are plenty of providers out there that are as uncomfortable with new technology as their patients are, it doesn’t come natural to everyone … Continue reading What is Telemedicine & Virtual Health?

Bridging the Gap in Healthcare: Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants

Offices have various people that are involved in providing treatment and care to patients on a daily basis. Nurse Practitioners (NP) and Physician Assistants (PA) have stepped in to fill the gaps in a busy office. I don’t know about you, but when I’m sick I don’t really care who sees or treats me as … Continue reading Bridging the Gap in Healthcare: Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants