We are committed to:
Making sure that medical information that identifies you is kept private.
Providing you with this notice of our legal duties and privacy practices
Follow the terms of this notice
Notify you, after management’s review, if we are unable to agree to a requested restriction on how your information is used or disclosed.
Accommodate reasonable requests for communications of your health information in a particular manner or to a location other than your permanent address.
Obtain your written authorization to disclose your health information for reason other than those listed above and permitted under law.
Pinnacle Family Care reserves the right to change the terms of this notice and to make the new provisions effective for all protected health information it maintains. Revised notices will be made available to you by posting them in our facilities, posting them on our website at www.pinnaclefamilycare.com, and/or upon your request, we will provide you with a copy of the most recent copy of our Notice of Privacy Practice.
Included below are our policies, feel free to click on each policy to view them.
What to Expect at Your Yearly Physical Exam
Check your portal account to see if there are health reminders or questionnaires that need to be completed.
During the visit, you will receive a comprehensive examination.
We ask that you come in (2) two days before your visit for labs with Lab Corp or (2) weeks before your visit for lab draws. If you are unable to come ahead of time, be prepared to have labs drawn at your visit. If your labs were drawn before your physical you will receive your results at your physical. When labs are drawn at your physical, results will be given in 72 hours.
Physical Exams are for non-problem visits. If you have a problem based on insurance guidelines you will be charged a co-pay.
*Those getting fasted labs should do the following:
Fasted labs scheduled in the morning should not have breakfast.
Fasted labs scheduled in the afternoon may have breakfast, but should not have lunch.
What to Expect at Your Annual Wellness Exam or Welcome to Medicare Physical Exam
This is not a traditional visit you will not get a head to toe exam.
These exams are for screening and patient information only.
Healthcare power of attorney and code status will be discussed.
A plan for your ongoing health will be given.
Minimal labs will be done at this visit.
*Take all medications as prescribed unless told by the provider not to.