Patient Visit

Prepare for your first visit using our checklist of what to bring and our suggestions for what to do before, during and after your appointment.

Patient Visit
  • Request a referral from your specialist or primary care physician.
  • Recall and write down any questions or concerns related to your pulmonary problems.

What to Bring to Appointment

As a new patient, please bring the following items:

  • A copy of your driver’s license
  • Your insurance information
  • All medications you are currently taking
  • A copy of your medical records, x-ray films/reports, and CDs with CT scans/reports if applicable.
  • Co-payment
  • Be prepared to make your co-payment for your office visit.
  • Answer all questions you are asked about your condition and medical history to the best of your ability.
  • Ask any questions you may have about your pulmonary condition and treatment plan.
  • Follow up with any pulmonary care orders that were discussed during your appointment, such as chest x-rays, laboratory tests, allergy testing, CT scans, and check in appointments.
  • Pick up medications prescribed to you by your physician or nurse practitioner.

We accept/participate with the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • SouthCare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Evercare (division of United Health Care)
  • Focus
  • Cigna
  • HealthChoice
  • HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • ChoiceCare
  • Alabama Medicaid
  • Mississippi Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Southern Care
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health


Most insurance companies require that we collect a co-pay at the time of your appointment. If you are a new patient, our business office will call and let you know what your co-pay will be prior to your appointment.