Kidney Care Physicians LLC

New Patient

If you are a first time patient to Kidney Care Physicians LLC’s office please read the following instruction to help familiarize you with our office procedures and what you will need to bring to the appointment.

  1. Our office is located in Building C on the Salem Hospital campus so please allow time for parking at Salem Hospital.
  2. Appointment times are very important so please arrive in our office 20 minutes prior to your scheduled time.
  3. Your first appointment with our office will be at least one hour in length.  All follow-up appointments will be scheduled for a half hour appointment.
  4. Please complete the registration forms that were sent to you by mail.  All forms must be filled out and signed front and back before returning by mail with the postage paid envelope enclosed.
  5. Please bring a copy of all of your current insurance cards with you to your appointment.
  6. If you have a managed care insurance plan that requires a referral or prior authorization from your primary care physicians please contact your primary care physician’s office to get the referral or prior authorization.
  7.  Please note that all Co-payment are expected at the time of service and will be collected prior to your appointment with our physician.
  8. Be aware that the HIPAA act requires us to verify your identity.  Please be ready to produce a valid photo ID this would include a state driver’s license, state photo ID card, or military photo ID.
  9. We will be taking a photo of you to attach to your electronic patient chart.

10. Knowledge of what medication you are currently taking is vital to all your appointments, please bring a list of your current medications.

11.  A urine specimen will be needed at your appointment time, so please plan accordingly.

12. If you are unable to keep this appointment please contact our office 24 hours prior to your appointment time as there are other patients that could be scheduled at this time with our doctors.

If you have any questions regarding our clinic or these procedures, please call our office.

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