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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a Nurse Practitioner?

A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse (RN) who has completed advanced education (a minimum of a master’s degree) and training in the diagnosis and management of common medical conditions, including chronic illnesses. Nurse practitioners provide a broad range of health care services. An NP can serve as a patient’s regular primary care provider (PCP). Nurse practitioners see patients of all ages. The core philosophy of the field is individualized care. Nurse practitioners focus on patients’ conditions as well as the effects of illness on the lives of the patients and their families. NPs make prevention, wellness, and patient education priorities. This can mean fewer prescriptions and less expensive treatments. If prescriptions are needed, NPs in most states are able to prescribe most medications. Informing patients about their health care and encouraging them to participate in decisions are central to the care provided by NPs.

What kinds of insurance do you accept?

We accept most private and public insurance plans. We do not accept HMOs at this time. 

Please call for details. 

For our patients without insurance or who have high deductible plans, we offer affordable self-pay prices.  

Are all of your services covered by insurance? 

No, not all of our services are covered by insurance. Services such as IV hydration therapy, men's hormone replacement therapy, weight loss, and women's hormone replacement therapy may not be covered by insurance. We offer competitive self-pay options for your convenience.

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