Ultimate Access

Fees

Access MD is a family practice clinic. In addition to the customary services provided by a family medicine clinic, we also provide an additional service with an additional fee called Ultimate Access. The annual fee pays for  the items  specified under Services.

For the first person in the family, the annual cost is $750. For each additional immediate family member, the annual cost is $250. This fee can be paid on an annual, quarterly or monthly basis.

Summary of Services

As family physicians, we care for people of all ages, from newborns to the elderly. In addition to the customary services provided by a family medicine clinic, we also provide the following services for which the annual fee is paid:

  • 24/7/365 direct physician access via cell phone
  • Annual wellness physical exam
  • Customized wellness plan
  • Same-day or next-day appointments
  • Little or no wait for appointments
  • Direct e-mail access to your physician
  • Secure, web-based access to your health information
  • USB drive containing your updated health information

Things You Can Expect from Our Practice

  • Access
    • Direct cell phone access to your physician
    • Direct e-mail access to your physician
    • Same-day or next-day appointments
  • Convenience
    • Home calls when appropriate
    • Flexible scheduling to better accommodate your schedule
    • Little or no wait in our waiting room
    • Services at your place of work when appropriate
    • Ability to schedule appointments online
  • Availability
    • Unhurried atmosphere for appointments with extended appointment lengths available
    • In-depth explanations of your medical conditions, their treatments and your options
  • Technology
    • Latest in electronic medical record keeping to decrease medical errors
    • Secure, web-based patient portal for tracking your lab results, medications and much more
    • Access MD e-mail account for communication with your physician
    • USB drive containing your updated health information
  • Hospital/Nursing Home Care
    • Hospital care in the event you require admission for acute injury or illness
    • Nursing home care
  • Coordination of Care
    • Direct contact with any specialist as needed to better coordinate efforts between each physician involved in your care
  • Preventive Medicine
    • In addition to the management of chronic disease states, we emphasize preventive medicine.

FAQ

Why do you have an additional fee?
This allows us to be more available to our patients and to concentrate on wellness and preventive care.

Do I still need insurance?
Yes. Our practice is not a substitute for insurance. The annual fee covers only those items specifically listed under Services as being covered. All other services are billed in the normal manner.

Can I bill my insurance company for this fee?
No.

Do you still file with my insurance company?
Yes. Other than the annual fee, our billing services will be the same as you have been used to from other doctors' offices.

How will this fee work if I have a flex spending account or an HSA?
In some cases, the annual fee may be paid out of or through these types of plans. You should check with your plan's administrator.

Is there still a co-pay for visits?
Yes. This is required by your insurance and Medicare and will be collected at the time of the service.

What happens if I move away or decide that I no longer want to be a patient of the clinic?
The prorated portion of the annual fee will be refunded to you at that time.