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No Comments on Merger with Pediatrics of Florence

To My Parents & Patients

I am excited to announce that effective, November 14, I will be merging my practice with Pediatrics of Florence, Dr. Rob Tagher, Dr. Anne Macke et al.  It has been my pleasure to serve and care for so many wonderful families over the years and I hope to continue offering primary care to your children at my new location.

Pediatrics of Florence is located at 7409 US Hwy 42 in Florence, Kentucky.  Their telephone number is 859-525-8181...

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No Comments on Now Electronically Prescribing Controlled Substances To Your Pharmacy!!!!

Our office recently installed a new electronic medical record system.

What will this mean to you?

Parents who once had to come to the office to pick up prescriptions for ADHD medicines will no longer have to!  This system will now allow us to send them directly to the pharmacy! Saving you time and trouble!

Paperwork for checkups, family history, updated problems can all be done electronically from your computer, iPad, phone once you have access to the “patient p...

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No Comments on Physicals for school, camp and sports.

A friendly reminder to call now and schedule your child’s physical for school, camp and sports.

Your child’s physical is usually covered 100% by insurance.  Unlike sports physicals done in the gym, on the field or in unfamiliar offices, we will make sure your child gets all recommended vaccines, fill out needed physical forms and take care of any problems at the time of the exam.  We are happy to provide these forms for a full year without cost to you…....

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No Comments on Manage your child’s health online. Anywhere. Anytime.

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No Comments on Holiday Hours

Christmas hours- our office will be open Saturday, December 24th and Monday, December 26th.  Please call early for an appointment, our phones will open at 8:00 am.

New Year’s hours- our office will be open Saturday, December 31st and Monday, January 2nd.  Please call early for an appointment, our phones will open at 8:00 am.

 

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No Comments on Flu

Flu vaccine is available and we encourage everyone to be vaccinated! Our patients with asthma or other respiratory problems are especially encouraged to get this vaccine.  Flu is contagious and in severe cases the flu can affect your lungs when you have asthma.  It can cause inflammation (swelling) and narrowing of your airways.  These changes could trigger asthma symptoms, an asthma episode or an asthma attack...

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No Comments on To Our Parents/Patients with Aetna Better Health of Ky Health Insurance

Due to ongoing problems with  Aetna Better Health Insurance Company , we have made the decision to stop accepting patients with this medical coverage and we are asking our current parents to change the coverage on their children.    This change will become effective December 1, 2016

This means that any of our patients with this coverage will have to talk to their social worker and request that they or their child be moved to another insurance carrier...

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No Comments on Insurance Deductibles:

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Many of our patients carry insurance with high deductibles for sick visits only.  Your well child exams are covered at 100% for most plans.  Many of our patients have Health Savings Accounts or Health Reimbursement Accounts. You will be expected to pay at the time of service until your deductible has been met. If you have a HSA, please provide the office with a copy of your HSA card. With your permission, we will run your HSA card for outstanding balances...

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No Comments on Zika Virus

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Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.

In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infection in Brazil...

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No Comments on Happy Thanksgiving!

The office will be closed Thursday, November 26, 2015 and will re-open Friday, November 27, 2015.

Please call early for an appointment on Friday!

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