New patients are required
to complete Patient Registration and History and Physical forms
before their initial examination. We encourage patients to complete
these forms at home and bring them to their first office visit.
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North Valley Surgical Associates office hours are Monday through
Thursday, 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m, and Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
The surgeons spend time at each of our locations, so you have the
opportunity to have your appointment at the office most convenient
for you. If you have an urgent need to speak with a physician after
hours, call the office, and we will page the physician on call.
you should bring to your appointment
If surgery is required, our staff will work closely with the hospital
and your insurance provider to choose a time and location for your
surgery based on your medical needs. You will be informed of any
that may need to be done prior to surgery.
relevant diagnostic test results or x-rays
insurance card and driver's license or other form of picture
identification. We will make a copy of them for your
insurance plans require co-payment at the time of service,
so be sure to bring it with you. Our office accepts cash,
checks, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.
referral forms if required by your insurance.
our office and your insurance company of any address or telephone
you are not insured or need to meet a deductible, our staff
will be happy to work with you to make payment arrangements.
Medical care has never been as advanced as it is today, nor has
it ever been so complicated. The typical doctor's office maintains
relationships with dozens of insurance companies, managed care organizations,
primary physicians organizations and other payors. Each has its
own set of requirements concerning payment, patient co-payment and
want to work with you to assure that the care you receive is in
keeping with your insurance provider's requirements. Since you,
as the patient, are financially responsible for the cost of the
care we provide you, North Valley Surgical Associates believes it
is in your best interest to be actively involved with your insurance
provider through this process. We encourage you to learn about your
benefits and their limitations. Be prepared to pay your co-payment,
if your plan requires one. It is also wise to be informed of any
benefit restrictions due to pre-existing conditions. Find out if
you have a deductible and whether or not it has been met, so you
will be prepared if necessary to pre-pay some of the cost of your
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