New Patient Information
Dr. Prasad welcomes patients for regular health optimization visits and patients with any medical conditions be it simple or complex. Your first visit can last between an hour to about an hour and half based on the complexity of your medical condition. We request you to bring the following for your visit:
Completed New Patient Forms.
A copy of your recent laboratory tests
In a bag, bring in all of the prescription medications, over the counter supplements, medications, nutrients.
At your visit, Dr. Prasad will conduct a thorough evaluation including a detailed history, comprehensive physical exam and review all your medications, supplements and Lab results. When warranted, additional in depth laboratory testing of blood, urine and stool done by some specialty laboratories may be ordered.
Her treatment plan and recommendations will likely include significant, personalized dietary changes, lifestyle modifications, and a customized supplement regimen. The customized supplement regimen can include Vitamins, Minerals, essential fatty acids, amino acids, herbs and homeopathic remedies. She will also prescribe medications when deemed necessary.
Dr. Prasad participates in Medicare and will file for Medicare claims through the office. However, she does not accept or participate in private third party insurances and will not file your insurance claims at this point.
Services provided in our office are covered by many insurance companies, but your reimbursement from the insurance company will depend on your out of network coverage, deductible, etc. We will gladly help you with your insurance requests, and provide an explanation of services with the necessary diagnostic codes to you, so that you can submit the claim to your insurance company for reimbursements.
Any lab tests ordered through Labcorp, Quest Diagnostics, Med-Labs or Bioreference Labs should be covered by your insurance plan.
Specialty lab testing coverage varies depending on your Insurance. We advise patients to make all payment arrangements for specialized testing directly with the lab performing the test.
Supplements recommended by Dr. Prasad will be available for purchase from our office. However, you are not obligated to purchase these supplements from our office. Many of these supplements are available online through various vendors including Amazon, etc, but the manufacturer may not guarantee the quality of these products when purchased through some of these websites.