Comprehensive Care for Congenital Heart Disease: Frequently Asked Questions
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The need for a referral depends on your insurance. Your primary care physician should be able to obtain one from your insurance company and assist you in the process. We will accept faxes from the primary care physician since the referral must be received by the time of the office visit.
Patient visits typically take at least one hour depending on what tests are performed. Complex medical issues or additional testing may prolong the visit.
You will get test results for echocardiograms and EKGs from the physician immediately. Results of other testing such as Holter monitors and event recorders are given once the device is returned to the office and the data reviewed.
No special preparation is required for routine testing in our office.
Yes. We require a parent or legal guardian to accompany all patients under the age of 18.
Yes. A letter and report of the findings will be sent to your physician after each office visit.
You will be responsible for any applicable co-payment, deductible or coinsurance at the time of the visit.
For any questions related to a bill for serviced rendered, please call (512) 320-8388.
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