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Patient Responsibilities

  1. To present accurate identifying information.  This includes information about all aspects of his/her health condition, any medications, including over the counter products and dietary supplements, and any allergies or sensitivities.
  2. To present details of illness or complaint in a direct and straightforward manner.
  3. To cooperate responsibly with all persons involved in the health care process.
  4. To keep appointments on time.
  5. To cancel appointments only when absolutely necessary, and far enough in advance so that other patients might utilize that time.
  6. Accept personal financial responsibility for all charges that are not covered by insurance companies; and pay for all services rendered according for any charges not paid for by health insurance.
  7. To comply with the treatment plan provided by the health professional.
  8. To ask for clarification whenever information or instructions are not understood.
  9. Be respectful of all health care professionals and staff, as well as other patients; and honor the Practice financial policies that are in place.