to our practice!
We thank you for choosing The Allergy & Asthma
Centers of Cape Cod for your patient care and look forward to meeting you soon. We appreciate your confidence and will do all we can to provide the highest quality medical care.
As an ongoing courtesy, we will bill your insurance
for our services. However, your
insurance is a contract between you and your insurance company. You are responsible for all charges not covered by your insurance. It is very important that you understand what
services your plan covers, what your copays are and what your deductible or
coinsurance is. This will impact what
you will be responsible for individually.
Health insurance can be confusing so we recommend you familiarize yourself
with your specific plan. Call your
insurance company to verify coverage prior to your visit. We are happy to try to answer any questions
We participate in Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BMC, Cigna, Harvard Pilgrim, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, Tufts, United Healthcare and other health plans. Copayments are due at the time of service. Please bring your insurance card and a photo ID to your first visit.
We need your card to bill your insurance. We will ask to see your current insurance card at every visit.
Many insurance plans require that patients obtain a
referral from their primary care physician (PCP) to see a specialist. If your insurance company requires a referral
you are responsible for obtaining it and we must have the referral prior to
If you are not able to print our forms please contact our office and other arrangements will be made for you. The main goal of the packet is to obtain a complete medical history and medical information from you as it pertains to your evaluation and treatment in our office. We realize this can take some time; however, completion of the medical history form is key to your doctor's evaluation and diagnosis. Please allow yourself ample time to fill out the forms. They must be completed prior to the doctor seeing you.
Approximately two business days before your
appointment we will contact you to remind you of your upcoming visit. To allow us to accommodate the scheduling
needs of our other patients, it is extremely important that you contact us a minimum of one
business day prior to your appointment if you will not be able to keep your
appointment and need to reschedule.
Appointment Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy
Notification to reschedule or the cancellation of an appointment must be received by our office a minimum of one business day prior to
your appointment or a $35.00 fee may be added to your account at our discretion.
some medications can impact allergy skin testing, we ask that you stop taking
some medications 5 days prior to your appointment. Please click here
for our Medications
Guidelines for Skin Testing. If you feel
that you aren’t able to do this for any reason, please contact us at
508-362-0099 for guidance. If you aren’t
sure about any of medications please contact your pharmacy. If you have ANY questions about what
medications you should stop prior to skin testing please call us. You should continue taking your other
medications as prescribed. Do not stop taking any asthma medications
or medication that treats blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, or a
psychological disorder. Do not stop
using asthma inhalers!
The Allergy & Asthma Centers of Cape Cod