If you have a visit to a pain management office, the commonly asked questions? how long will the visit take? you can consider this as an anatomy of a doctor office visit. we try to explain the process, the flow chart of a normal office visit. We hope that this will ease you, provide some sooth calm feelings. we tell you the good reasons and the time for you to prepare. We hope that you understand and reduce your unnecessary stress. First priority, you are in pain, you need relaxation, and not stress.
the quick answer: it depends, it varies from office to office, it varies from day to day, etc.
At Pain and Wellness Center, the most common procedures are by appointment only. People call in to take appointment, normally we try to answer in the first two phone rings.
The Next Few Questions Are Why Do You Need Pain Management?
We are concern about time in this article, so all this take about ten minutes minimum. Average about ten to fifteen (15) minutes.
After the appointment setting, the first visit at the office.
Normally in this first visit, the office assistant educates regarding how to keep your medicine safe, tells about random urine screening, agreement to see only one physician, consent agreement. the visitor fills out about contact, personal issue with regards to pain. It depends on the visitor and the pace of the visitor’s work and writing, normally, it takes about thirty to forty minutes to fill out the twelve or thirteen page of documentation. this is the initial visit, there is no paperwork for the return visit.
The medical assistant verifies the MRI with the imaging company, also the medical assistant makes copy of the driver license and additional identification, check with other offices, research state and county laws, pharmacy history, witness the agreements.
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