Items needed at each office visit
Photo Identification Current Insurance Card Preferred Pharmacy Current Telephone Numbers Emergency Contact Information Primary Care Physician Information Preferred Laboratory Current Medication List
Our billing office is in-house. We have a dedicated medical billing staff that strives to ensure timely filing of charges with your insurance company. We accept most insurances including Medicare, Tricare, and Medicaid. We file your insurance as a courtesy. We ask that copayment be made at the time of service. We have a very flexible payment plan in the event that you have a remaining balance after insurance has been filed.
Self pay or non-insured patients are welcomed with open arms at our clinic. We ask that self pay patients make a good faith payment of $100.00 at the date of the appointment. We offer our services for a reduced rate for all of our self pay patients. We are able to offer a very reasonable payment agreement for any remaining balance. Our Medical Billing Team is here for you, please feel free to call and discuss any questions or concerns that you may have.
When skin biopsies are taken, a Pathologist from your designated lab reviews the specimen under a microscope and sends the report to this office. Sometimes, you may receive a bill from the laboratory for their services and you are responsible for payment directly to the laboratory. These fees are often covered, at least in part, by your insurance company.
We understand that cancellations can’t always be avoided.In the event that you must reschedule your appointment,we ask that you give a 24 hour notice for appointment cancellations. Our clinic charges a $25.00 fee for “no show” appointments.
Medical Record/Form Fee
We are more than happy to provide your medical records to you. Please obtain a record release form from our office in order to request the records and allow 7 to 10 days to receive them. Fees will be applied for mailing or for larger medical record print outs. We are available to assist you with form completion such as cancer policies, however additional fees may be issued.
Patient Registration (Online Forms)
We utilize Complete.MD for patient registration.The Complete.MD website also allows for pre-registration before you arrive at the office, giving you all the time you need to complete basic paperwork electronically before arriving at our office. When you schedule an appointment you will be asked for your email information , in order to be sent a secure link to complete your required patient forms.You will receive a temporary password that you reset at the time of your account registration. Your forms will be registered directly into our computer system, there is no need to print the forms prior to your visit. We are here to help you, do not hesitate to contact us. If you need assistance with your form completion, no worry, you can contact our office and one of our patient services representative will be more than happy to assist you. Additionally, we have secure computers at each of our offices that you can utilize for form completion.Our goal is to remove the hassle of bulky clip boards and duplicate information in the waiting room environment for our patients while better protecting your privacy. Complete.MD is a safe and secure way for you to provide Georgia Skin & Cancer Clinic with all of the necessary information to provide excellent care to you.
We make scheduling appointments easy. You are in the Complete.MD Network! Lets get Connected …The Connect patient application allows the patient to take control of his or her schedule. Historically, appointments were assigned at times that might not benefit the patient’s work, school and outside schedules. The Complete.MD Connect application puts the power of scheduling in the patients hands, displaying available options on multiple days and times and it is completely free. Download the APP today and begin scheduling and tracking your appointments.
At Georgia Skin & Cancer Clinic we gladly accept Care Credit.It helps you pay for out-of-pocket expenses not covered by medical insurance by extending special financing options that you may not always be able to get when using your Visa or MasterCard. Care Credit offers Shorter term No Interest if Paid in Full within 6, 12, 18, or 24 months* promotional financing options are available on purchases of $200 or more. No interest is charged on the promotional balance if you make the minimum monthly payments and pay the full amount due by the end of the promotional period. If you do not, interest is charged from the original purchase date. For more information or to apply visit: https://www.carecredit.com/
Pathology Tracker APP
When the information you need involves your health, you need it as soon as possible. Now you can take your health information with you, on the new Pathology Tracker Mobile App. Life saving information could always reach you at home but now it can be accessed anywhere you have an internet connection. Join us today as we break new ground in the world of technology, health, and communication. Patients can download mobile applications (from the Apple and Google app stores) that enable tracking of their specimen from the time it leaves the exam room until their tissue is signed out by a pathologist and follows it all the way through the process when their provider is ready to read them their test results.