Columbus ENT and Allergy Policies

Appointments

To schedule an appointment, please call our office at 812-375-0543.

Please explain the reason for your visit. This allows us to schedule the appropriate time needed to address your healthcare concerns.

For your first visit, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time so that we may obtain the information required for establishing your care.

• Each visit bring your insurance card with you as well as a list of your current medications.
• Please inform the front desk staff of any change in name, address, telephone number, employment or insurance.
• Always inform your physician of any changes in medical history.

If you have an urgent need to be seen, please call as soon as possible, and we will try to accommodate you. We do our best to stay on schedule, but emergencies may sometimes cause unexpected delays.

If you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify us as soon as possible.

Office Policies

Medical Records

Your medical records are strictly confidential. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) restricts us from releasing any information without your written permission.

Medical Test Results

You will receive prompt notification of any results that require immediate attention, otherwise please allow 7-10 days for test completion. For normal test results requiring minimal follow-up, we will notify you by mail. Otherwise our staff will call you with the results and the physician’s instructions.

If at any time you have additional questions, feel free to make an appointment with the doctor. If you do not receive notification of your results in the above time frame, please call the office at 812-375-0543 to inquire about them.

Forms

New Patient History Form
Financial Policies
Cancelleation/No-Show Policy