FIRST VISIT INFO AT FYZICAL Wauchula
Your first visit will be about an hour to an hour and a half. You will meet with your therapist and a treatment plan will be established so that you may meet your physical therapy goals. Each of your following appointments will last approximately 45 minutes to an hour. Your doctor and therapist will determine how many times a week you will need to attend therapy. The appointment time you are given is the time you should arrive to our clinic; this will allow plenty of time for the necessary paperwork and copies to be completed.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
- Insurance card/s
- Driver’s License
- Prescription from your physician for therapy services
- Medications and supplements you are currently taking
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO WEAR:
- Loose, comfortable clothing
- Bring or wear appropriate shoes for exercising (if applicable)
- Payment is due at the time of each service
- The front office staff will advise you of your financial responsibility on your first visit, if not before
- We accept cash, checks, debit cards, VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS and DISCOVER
DO WE ACCEPT MEDICARE
Yes, we are a Medicare provider. Medicare covers 80% of physical therapy services. The remaining 20% is the patient's responsibility unless you have a supplemental insurance. As a courtesy we bill all secondary insurances. after you have met your deductible
DO WE ACCEPT PRIVATE INSURANCE?
We will bill any insurance as a courtesy to our patients. We will also verify your insurance benefits.
HOW DO I KNOW WHAT MY INSURANCE WILL COVER?
As a courtesy to our patients we will verify your benefits for therapy services. Please remember that a verification of benefits IS NOT a guarantee of payment. We are often quoted incorrect information and can only relay what we are told by your insurance company. It is always a good idea for you to call to verify this information.
DO I NEED A PRESCRIPTION OR REFERRAL FROM MY DOCTOR?
All Medicare patients require a prescription for therapy services. Prescriptions are valid for 30 days following the date of the script. Private insurance companies may or may not require that you obtain a prescription. Some require a direct referral from your primary care physician (PCP). In all cases, it is important to call to verify this information with your insurance prior to starting treatment.