Bring You can now fill out your paperwork at home for your convenience. simply download and print our new patient pain management form for use and disclosure of protected health information. Please bring your completed paperwork to your first appointment. Adobe Acrobat is needed to download patient paperwork.
What to Expect on Your First Visit
Day of the Appointment
1. Bring your questions and medications, preferably in a plastic baggy or something similar so nothing gets lost! We strive to be more than your health care providers. We want to be family friends, confidants. Remember, anything you tell us will never leave the exam room. We care about you immensely, no question is dumb or embarrassing. Please discuss freely your diet, exercise, sex, sleep and disabilities as well as your future goals.
2. Bring a notebook and pen/pencil if you think you’ll want to take notes. Sometimes doctors don’t realize their patients can’t keep all these medical terms and stuff organized!
3. Bring a friend! Or family member, or spouse, it doesn’t matter! It’s always good to have a trusted advisor with you, sometimes they can ask questions you would have never thought of.
4. Learn about our Patient Portal ,ask our staff, they’d be more than willing to help. If this is your first time visiting our practice, make sure to tell us why you’re here!
5. After the appointment is over, make sure to ask your doctor if there are any new files or notes he would like you to have. Our doctors stay so busy, sometimes they forget!
6. Remember to renew prescriptions at least until the next appointment, and make sure that it is sent to your preferred pharmacy. We want to make getting healthy easy for you, so help us out! If you’re worried about any possible medication interactions or dietary changes, ask your doctor.
7. Book your follow-up appointment! The doctor should tell you how soon you need to come back in, or if you need to at all. When you check-out, we will give you a paper with your next appointment printed on it, or if you would prefer, we can email it!
8. Make sure you fully understand what the doctor is asking of you and how your treatment plan will work. Patients play an important role in their doctor’s visits, as they are the ones who have to live with the outcome!
9. If you are having financial difficulties, please discuss this with your physician, you may qualify for assistance programs through our Physicians Circle For Patients Non-Profit. We are glad to help you get the care you need. You should have some kind of proof of income to justify any low income assistance programs that could help you.
10. If you are a medicare patient, ask for a description of the chronic care management and preventive services offered to all medicare recipients.
11. For your after hours emergencies or questions, we have a call center that is open 24 hours 7 days a week. Your health and satisfaction is our priority.12. Don’t forget to fill out your visit survey at the checkout desk, and if you remember you have unanswered questions then the checkout desk can get you back to your doctor’s to complete the visit. We do not want you to go home with unanswered questions. Our appointment card which has 24/7 after hours call support. You must call us early if you develop any sort of new symptoms or sickness so that we can help you avoid serious problems or emergency room visits
|Medicare All Plans|
|Medicaid All Plans|
|BCBS All Plans|
|United Health Care|
|Three Rivers network|
|Tricare for Life/Secondary|
|Mutual of Omaha/SEC|
|United of Omaha/SEC|