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LAB REVIEW

PURPOSE

A lab review is an appointment with a SHINE provider and is required for interpretation of your child’s lab results. Results are posted on your patient portal, if labs are normal. If there are no concerns in regards to the labs, this appointment is not necessary.  If you have any questions about lab results, schedule an appointment with the provider.

***Child must be present at appointment in order to bill insurance.

PATIENT STATUS:

ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers. However some of the additional testing may NOT be covered. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

WEIGHT CHECK

PURPOSE

This appointment can be recommended by a provider or booked by a patient if there are concerns in regards to your child’s weight. All weight checks are also performed by an IBCLC. The provider will review this information remotely to ensure things are normal with the exam but our lactation consultant will provide the main services if any are needed.

PATIENT STATUS:

ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers.  Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

LACTATION APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

Breastfeeding or pumping assistance with an IBCLC (Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant) due to latching difficulties, painful nursing, milk production, or seeking  encouragement. 

***This type of appointment may be recommended by a provider due to feeding difficulties or slow weight gain.

PATIENT STATUS:

ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers since the appointment is billed under the child and not the mother. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

VACCINE CONSULTATION

PURPOSE

An appointment with a SHINE provider to discuss vaccines and form an individualized plan for your child.  This discussion can handle issues from genetic susceptibility, complications from a traditional vaccine schedule, to even a previous adverse experience with a vaccine. This visit allows you to discuss any of your concerns or questions in regards to vaccinations in depth.

***If NEW to Shine, please provide previous vaccination records prior to this appointment.

PATIENT STATUS:

NEW or ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

  • Your child has been seen at SHINE for a particular issue that you feel has not been remedied and needs an additional appointment(s).
  • Your child was seen in the ER or Urgent Care and requires a follow-up with a provider.
  • Your child is seen by a SHINE provider for routine follow-ups per the provider’s request.

PATIENT STATUS:

ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers. . However some of the additional testing may NOT be covered. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

INTEGRATIVE APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

For any child that has a chronic condition or symptoms lasting longer than four weeks and you need to discuss and develop a treatment plan. Common conditions we see for an integrative visit include, but are not limited to: ADD/ADHD, BEHAVIORAL ISSUES, PANS/PANDAS, DEPRESSION/ MOOD DISORDERS, LYME DISEASE, DOWN SYNDROME, THYROID ISSUES, ALLERGIES, ASTHMA, CHRONIC RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS, ECZEMA/SKIN CONCERNS, GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION.

PATIENT STATUS:

NEW or ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers. However some of the additional testing may NOT be covered. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

WELL-CHECK APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

To examine overall health in a WELL child in regards to:

  • Growth and Development
  • Nutrition and Diet
  • Vision and Hearing
  • Discuss Vaccines and Develop an individualized schedule

***If NEW to Shine, please provide previous vaccination records prior to this appointment.

PATIENT STATUS:

NEW and ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit is usually covered by most insurance carriers, under preventative care. Coverage of vaccines or other testing such as vision and hearing or behavioral, may vary per each insurance plan. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage, and also inquire does the wellness exam need to be scheduled one year after the last wellness exam or are you allowed one wellness exam per year.

RECOMMENDED WELL VISIT SCHEDULE:

  • Birth to 5 days initial visit
  • 1 month old visit
  • 2 month old visit
  • 4 month old visit
  • 6 month old visit
  • 9 month old visit
  • 12 month old visit
  • 15 month old visit
  • 18 month old visit
  • 2 year old visit
  • Annually after 3 years of age

***At SHINE, due to our unique medical care, we will continue to see the patient into adulthood and have discretion of when to have the patient seen by an adult practice

SIMPLE SICK APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

To assess and treat for common illnesses and symptoms such as, Fever, Runny Nose, Cough, Sore Throat, Ear Pain, Pink Eye, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Rash, Lice, Etc.

***If symptoms have been present for longer than 4 weeks, please refer to our integrative appointment

PATIENT STATUS:

NEW or ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers. However some of the additional testing may NOT be covered. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

EAR PIERCING APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

We utilize medical grade plastic or titanium earrings, along with natural remedies to assist with the pain or anxiety. Rest assured, our  trained staff will make this an amazing experience for your child.

PATIENT STATUS:

ESTABLISHED patient

AGE:

6 months and older

INSURANCE:

This appointment is not billed to insurance and will be an out-of-pocket fee of $50.

LAB DRAW APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

This is an appointment that is scheduled after seeing a SHINE provider and lab testing was discussed. Labs that are performed in our office are fasting/non-fasting venipuncture, capillary (finger stick) lab draw and  buccal cheek swabs for genetic testing.

PATIENT STATUS:

ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers.  Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

MEET & GREET

PURPOSE

This is an opportunity for prospective parents to meet all of the SHINE providers and get to know our philosophy and standard level of care we practice with every one of our patients. Group Meet and Greets are offered the FIRST Wednesday of every month, in office or virtually. A one on one  appointment can be scheduled with a provider, however there is a fee for this.

TELEHEALTH APPOINTMENT

PURPOSE

A SHINE provider is able to conduct a visit via telehealth for vaccine consultations, lab review appointments, integrative follow-up, developmental questions, and for MOST follow-ups, and sick appointments. Please be aware if the provider feels that an in-person exam or testing is required to provide the best level of care, you will be asked to come in to complete the visit at your earliest convenience.

****This DOES NOT require another office visit charge

PATIENT STATUS:

NEW or ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit will usually incur a copay or be applied to your deductible by most insurance carriers.  Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

SPORTS PHYSICAL

PURPOSE

This exam can be completed during your child’s annual well visit. If your child has had a well check within the last year, but needs additional items addressed for schools or camps such as: EKG’s, concussion testing, vision and hearing, or other screening tests that did NOT happen at the previous well visit, we are able to complete those on our Nurse’s schedule. Otherwise, this will be done during your child’s well visit.

PATIENT STATUS:

NEW and ESTABLISHED patient

INSURANCE:

This type of visit is usually covered by most insurance carriers if done at the annual wellness exam. However some of the additional testing may NOT be covered. Please check with your health insurance carrier prior to your visit to learn more about your specific coverage.

ADDITIONAL TESTING OFFERED:

  • EKG
  • SCAT 5 - Pre and Post Concussion Screening (recommended for any contact sports)
    • Football, cheerleading, soccer, basketball, wrestling and possibly baseball

****Please note for older male patients a testicular exam is recommended, especially if lifting weights. Please keep this in mind when booking with a female provider, based upon your child’s comfort level.