Question: What will this cost me?
Answer: There will be no money collected at the time of the visit. Instead, a bill will be generated and subsequently sent to your insurance company the same way it is done at your Doctor’s office.
Question: Can I still keep my Doctor and get house calls?
Answer: Yes you can certainly keep your current physician and still benefit from the house call service. If you wish we can gladly become your primary medical provider, however you can stay with your physician and we can always see you when it is not as convenient to get to your physician’s office.
Question: Will you let my physician know about the house call?
Answer: Yes. It is our obligation to be up front with your Doctor and make him or her aware that we saw one of their patients. We will contact them via phone or fax relating any pertinent findings and interventions.
Question: How can you be sure my Doctor won’t be upset that someone made a house call?
Answer: At CRNP we are well versed at communicating with Physicians, therefore eliminating any potential contention. Our Nurse Practitioner’s are well received by Physicians because they will arrange for follow up appointments at their office after the house call. This follow up care ensures continuity and overall better outcomes.
Question: What kinds of ailments are typically seen by the Nurse Practitioner?
Answer: Anything acute ranging from the common cold, seasonal allergies, back pain, and flu like symptoms. We are also versed at managing chronic diseases such as High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, CHF, Thyroid Disorders and High Cholesterol to name a few.
Question: Can the Nurse Practitioner perform similar exams and testing equivalent to my Physician?
Answer: Yes. Nurse Practitioners are highly trained and work under the authority of their collaborating Physician. They are permitted to do essentially the same as their Physician counterparts, with the exception of a few nuances