If you are having a blood test in the morning than fasting is fine. If not, don’t worry, fasting is no longer required for most blood tests.
Most insurances do not charge a copay but there may be a copay or deductible applied to the testing we do with a PE such as EKG, PFT (spirometry) and hearing test. Check with your insurance carrier and let us know if you want those tests done with your PE.
A PE is a full examination and testing as above. Also, you may have blood drawn and a urine sample may be taken.
Yes, click here [have link to paperwork under “here”]
When you schedule your visit, we will tell you when you should arrive and how you can prepare. In general, please plan on arriving 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.
The major plans we accept are Medicare, BlueCross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare, and Empire Plan (NYSHIP), most Emblem/GHI and HIP plans as well as HealthCare Partners. Cigna, Aetna, Oscar, Magnacare and Oxford are also accepted plans by the practice. There are others; please call our office for more info or check with your insurance carrier.
Our policy is that we charge a fee of $20 for missed appointments and those cancelled within 24 hours of appointment time. We understand that emergencies occur. If that is the case, please let us know and we will take that into consideration.
You can call our billing staff at 855-217-5876 or 631-670-6525 (option 7) with billing questions.
Yes – click here [link to bill pay screen]
Please call the office for refills or use patient portal to request refills. You may need an appointment for refills if your provider needs to see you first.
Yes, We belong to the Primary PartnerCare ACO, with the highest quality scores in New York State 2015 and 2016. In 2018 we helped to save Medicare over $13 million.
Yes, and we participate in the Mount Sinai Health Partners IPA (MSHP IPA).
Yes, and we charge a forms fee of $10 - $20 depending on form length if forms not done at time of office visit.
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