Internal Medicine - Practice Policies


 

Coming to Your Appointment

Please come 15-30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment. Remember to bring the following:

  1. Government-issued Photo I.D. card
  2. Insurance Card/s
  3. Copay, if applicable
  4. List of medications and all medication/supplement bottles
  5. New Patient Forms (see below)

Scent-Free Environment

Please do NOT wear any perfumes, colognes, or any scent. Our office is SCENT-FREE to accommodate patients with multiple-chemical sensitivities and asthma.

Insurance

Prior to requesting an appointment, please call your insurance company and verify that Dr. Comia is a participating provider with your insurance plan. We participate with most major insurance companies:

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CIGNA
  • Connecticare
  • EverCare
  • Medicare
  • Oxford
  • PCHS/Multiplan
  • Secure Horizons
  • United Healthcare
  • WellCare

*We do NOT participate with Medicaid, Husky, or any state insurance

New Patient Forms

Please submit these forms prior to your scheduled appointment in order to allow sufficient time for transcription into our electronic health record system.

  1. Patient Registration Form
  2. New Patient Medical Questionnaire
  3. Insurance Waiver
  4. Privacy Notice
  5. Policy on Missed Appointments
  6. Authorization of Release of Records
  7. Wellness Physicals Form

For questions, please contact our office (860)242-2200.

Missed Appointments

To cancel an appointment, you must call 24 hours BEFORE your appointment. Fee for missed appointments:

  • $40 - for Office Visit/PreOp
  • $60 - for Complete Physical Exam

A phone-call and/or email reminder is a courtesy. Please do not expect the reminder. It is your responsibility to know when your appointment is scheduled.

Prescription Refill

To refill a prescription, please call your pharmacy. The pharmacy will send us the request for a refill thru e-prescribe or thru the fax. We submit prescriptions electronically.

Form Completion

You need to make an appointment for completion of forms. It is best to time it with a scheduled Complete Physical Exam or a Follow-Up appointment. There is an OUT-OF-POCKET Administrative Fee for completion of the forms:

  • $30 = Foster Care forms, Utility forms (e.g. light/power, gas, telephone, etc.), Employment forms (Daycare, etc.), Letters of Necessity (Flex spending accounts, Travel, etc.)
  • $75 = School Physical
  • $100 = DMV forms
  • $150 = FMLA, Nursing Home, Disability, Life Insurance forms)

For forms not listed above, a fee will be determined based on doctor's time. Payment is due upon return of the forms. 

For questions, please contact our office (860)242-2200.