Information about Insurance, Telephone Contacts, Office Hours, Ultrasounds, Mammography and more.Welcome to Chesapeake Women's Care, where we provide an array of services such as family planning, personal obstetric care, gynecological surgery, supra-cervical hysterectomy, ultrasounds, menopause management, Essure™ in-office procedure for sterilization and ablations and much more.
Chesapeake Women's Care is proud of our experienced staff and personal touch to all our patients, including board-certified physicians, certified nurse practitioner, dedicated clinical and administrative staff. From routine exams, problems visits, and delivery of your baby to helping you with complex insurance claims, Chesapeake Women's Care is dedicated to meeting your needs.
Co-payments are expected at the time of services. For your convenience, we accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard and American Express as methods of payment.
We accept most insurance, so please feel free to call our office to see if we participate in your insurance.
When scheduling your appointment please have on hand as much information as possible.
If transferring care from another provider, please obtain copies of your records. If this is not possible, inform our receptionist when checking in and we will have you sign a medical release form enabling our staff to request your records. If you were seen in the ER, please inform our receptionist so we may obtain your records prior to your visit.
We request new patients supply us with all pertinent medical information as well as a list of current medications.
Our nursing staff will address immediately all emergency calls; all non- emergency call will be addressed by the end of our business day. Our policy enables our nursing staff the opportunity to review inquiries with our providers.
After business hours, all incoming calls are forwarded to our answering service. The on-call physician will be available to respond to your emergency medical needs.
When calling in a prescription refill you may leave a message with our staff or contact your pharmacy directly. The pharmacy will fax your request to our office (this only applies to refills) at 757-548-3373.
The medication name and dosage, as well as the pharmacy name and telephone number will need to be provided. We will need a phone number where you may be reached over the next 48 hours should any questions or problems regarding your refill or new prescription arise. A 48 hour turn-around time is our policy. Please contact your pharmacy and confirm your prescription is ready.
When calling regarding surgery scheduling questions, you can reach us at 548-3880. We ask you to allow a two week transition for scheduling procedures whether in the hospital or in office. We will verify with your insurance company the benefits your policy contains and will inform you of the same.
Should you need to cancel an appointment, please give us a 24 hours advance notice. We have in place a $25.00 NO SHOW fee policy which could apply if your 24 hour cancellation notice is not given.
Feel free to stop there after your appointment and schedule these very important tests, or call them at 312-8403.
- Breast and Pelvic Examination
- Pap Smear Collection
- Dipstick Urinalysis (optional if having symptoms)
- Vitamin D - blood draw
- CBC (complete blood count)
- Hemmocult (age appropriate)
Other insurance companies require that you pay two co-payments. Additional lab work may be necessary in order to address any problems.
Please check with your insurance carrier regarding coverage.