Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Make an Appointment
Patients are seen by appointment – on the same day the appointment is made if possible. To schedule an appointment, please call (843) 497-7772 during regular business hours.
Please call in advance for office visits. Make follow-up appointments as you leave. We make every effort to stay on schedule although emergencies do arise. If we are seriously delayed, we attempt to notify patients beforehand.
New patients are asked to arrive 15 minutes early to complete paperwork. You can download, print, and complete the forms prior to your appointment. Please bring the completed forms, a list of all medications you are currently taking, recent copies of x-rays, lab results and your insurance card to your appointment.
We require payment of your co-payment and past-due account balances at the time of service. We accept cash, checks, debit and all major credit cards.
Any check returned from the bank will result in an additional charge that will appear on your account.
You can also use our secure Online Bill Pay option to pay current statement balances online without setting up an account.
We will submit claims to most major insurance carriers. Please bring your insurance card and I.D. with you to every visit so we can ensure that our records are accurate.
We recommend that you call your insurance company to verify that we participate with your plan.
Please notify us if you have any change in your name, phone number, address, or insurance as soon as it occurs. And please be prepared to present your insurance card at every visit.
If we are not participating providers with your plan, we will provide you with a receipt for you to file with your insurance company.
If your insurance carrier has not responded to a claim within 90 days, we reserve the right to formally transfer all associated liability for the claim to the patient/guarantor. Failure to promptly resolve this balance may result in third party collection and/or legal procedures be taken. We realize that emergencies do arise that may affect timely payment of your account. If such cases do occur, please contact a patient accounts representative at (888) 422-7720.
Prior to your appointment, please check your insurance information so you will be informed about referrals, co-payments, and any deductible required at the time of the visit. We also accept: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.
We accept Medicare as well as most insurers, however, please review all insurance information with our staff prior to services being rendered.
Your health insurance contract is between you and your insurance company. Any complaints regarding your coverage should be directed to your carrier.
Referrals: Please allow 48 hours for referral processing. If you are being referred, please be sure to bring the referral with you at the time of office check-in.
Cancellations or Rescheduling
To better serve the needs of all our patients, we ask that you call at least 24 hours in advance to cancel or reschedule appointments. We make every effort to stay on schedule, although emergencies arise.
We are happy to help with refill requests during regular office hours, so please call us at (843) 497-7772 to let us know what you need.
After-Hours & Emergencies
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, dial 911. However, if you need after-hours advice for a medical concern, please call (843) 497-7772 and our answering service will assist you.
What Do We Need From You?
- To inform the Medical Practice staff of any pertinent changes in insurance, employment, demographic information or relationships with other care/service givers.
- To arrive on time for scheduled appointments and cancel, when necessary, with a phone call.
- To provide payment for services requested and delivered by the Medical Practice not covered by insurance within 90 days.
- To notify the Medical Practice of any change in his/her health status.
- To follow the recommended treatment plan and inform the Medical Practice of any physical or mental impairment requiring special accommodation.
- To ask questions if directions and procedures are not understood.
What Should You Expect From Us?
- To be treated with respect, dignity and be informed of his/her care needs to make appropriate decisions.
- Help plan his/her care and make changes to it.
- Expect that teaching materials will be provided in a manner he/she can understand.
- To be informed of the Medical Practice billing process.
- To have his/her records keep confidential except when consent has been given.
- To expect services to be professional, timely and appropriate.
- To communicate his/her complaints to the Medical Practice Manager and expect to receive follow-up without negative repercussions or changes in service.
- To receive care without discrimination due to race, religion, age, sex, disability or ethnic origin.