ARE YOU ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS?
We are not taking new patients at this time. Due to the capacity of the practice, we do not have a waiting list and we do not take walk-in patients. If you need urgent medical care, please refer back to your insurance company, call 9-1-1 or go to the hospital.
CAN I GET A SAME-DAY APPOINTMENT?
If you are an existing patient, contact the office for direction or if necessary seek evaluation at a local hospital or urgent care or call 9-1-1.
WILL MY INSURANCE PAY FOR MY APPOINTMENTS?
Payment by insurance depends on in network status, benefits and policy specifics. Patients are responsible for services provided regardless of insurance coverage. If you receive a statement, contact our office for clarification. In most cases, statements are sent for missed copays, deductibles, or incurred patient portion as lined out in your insurance policy.
WHAT INSURANCE PLANS DO YOU TAKE?
We take most major insurance providers. You can see some of them listed here. Please contact our office for further inquiries regarding insurance.
WHAT IS THE MEMBERSHIP FOR?
This Solo-practice office offers Primary Care Services to patients looking for comprehensive, long term Internal Medicine Services. Membership is required to cover services not covered by insurance that are offered (i.e.on-call services after hours and for specified hospital care). Membership is specifically not for non-medical, non-urgent issues, coordination of care, or chronic disease management. Membership costs $525 per patient, per year. Invoices for past and upcoming balances are being processed. . Any past due balances (deductibles, copays, membership) left unpaid 45 days from the date of the statement/invoice or your due date (whichever is later), subjects the patient to release from the practice for nonpayment. Payment arrangements (payment plans), are available. Direct all of your billing questions to the doctor, or to the staff to be relayed to the doctor. Please contact our office for further inquiries regarding membership.
DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS?
We understand that making ends meet can be difficult. Payment plans are available on a case by case basis. If you have questions and want to know your options, please feel free to relay your requests to the office staff and contact us. Dr. Wall can answer all of your questions, and create a payment plan if necessary.
WHAT DOES 'INTERNAL MEDICINE' MEAN?
Internal medicine or general medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the preemptive, proactive prognosis and treatment of diseases in adult patients. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. Internists are skilled in the management of patients who have many different diseases and problems. Much of the time, internists play a big role in hospital, ambulatory, services and patient research programs.
WHAT IS A PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN?
A primary care physician, commonly referred to as a PCP, is a physician who takes care of patients with an undiagnosed health issue or concern with care conditions. A primary care physician is the first doctor you see in finding diagnosis with a health concern. PCP's watch over a patients health, and refer out to specialists for immediate concerns in specific areas.