Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, as of March 16th, we are not not seeing Walk-In patients at this time. Patients looking to make an appointment with one of our physicians can call the office at 973-538-7700 and will be pre-screened for potential exposure to virus and viral symptoms before making an appointment. We will be extending our available phone hours to help assist in making these appointments. Additionally, we will extend our normal business hours to limit patient volume in the waiting room while continuing to accommodate the needs of our patients.
We ask that only the patient and one guardian attend the visit to minimize potential exposure.
Verify the date and time of your appointment. You may be required to complete new patient paperwork or provide personal information prior to being seen by your doctor. Please arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to your appointment time.
Confirm the address and location of your appointment. The Pediatric Orthopedic Center has four convenient locations in New Jersey. Confirm with the front desk staff the office location for your visit.
Be aware of travel issues and delays. Be mindful of any driving conditions, road construction detours and parking requirements to ensure you arrive for your appointment on time.
Your insurance company requires that we bill our services using a coding system known as CPT (Current Procedural Terminology). The codes used to describe these services are found in the “surgery” section of the CPT codebook. However, this does not necessarily mean or imply that we performed a surgical procedure. This is merely the way the CPT book is organized for ease of use by both the insurance companies and physicians.
According to CPT guidelines, fracture care is billed as a “packaged” service. This means that at the time of initial care a bill is generated that includes:
1. Evaluation of fracture
2. The first cast or splint application
3. 90 days of normal, uncomplicated follow-up care
The things that are NOT INCLUDED in package are:
2. All casting supplies (including those used in first cast or splint)
3. Any replacement cast applications
4. The evaluation and management of any additional problems or injuries
5. The treatment of complications
6. Any and ALL DME’s
There will be a separate charge for the above items.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the billing dept at (973)-538-7700 Monday through Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.