What age range of patients does Dallas Family Practice treat?
Dallas Family Practice sees patients of all age groups, from infants to the elderly.
Are you accepting new patients?
Yes, we are accepting new patients, as long as we participate with your insurance plan. Please call our office to set up an initial appointment.
Do you have same day appointments?
Yes, we do. These are usually reserved for patients who have an acute illness. For less urgent needs, please schedule your visit ahead of time.
What forms do I need for my first visit to your office?
Please have a list of your present medications, your medical history, immunization records, and your insurance card. You will be asked to fill out a patient history form upon your arrival. Please arrive 10-20 minutes prior to your first visit to complete the paperwork. If you would like to complete the patient history form prior to your first visit, please call our office or download it by clicking here.
Is there a doctor available 24 hours a day?
If you have an immediate medical need, you may call our office at any time. Calls placed after normal office hours will be directed to the on-call physician. The physician will decide on the best course of action. This sometimes includes a visit to the emergency room where a more extensive evaluation can be performed.
I have no refills left on my prescription. What can I do?
Refill requests should be made with at least three business days worth of medication in reserve. Allow a minimum of 24 hours processing time on all refill requests.
E-Rx Refill Requests
Dallas Family Practice uses Electronic Prescribing for medication refills. Refill requests can be made directly with your pharmacy. Your prescription request is then sent to us directly from your pharmacy. E-Rx refills provide the most efficient and timely processing of your request. E-Rx refill requests are generally completed the same day when received during regular business hours.
Voicemail Refill Requests
You may request refills on our telephone refill voicemail system at (570) 675-4330 Option 1, or by calling our main phone number where you will be directed to the refill voicemail system. Allow 24 hours for processing your refill request. Refill requests left on the voicemail refill system are addressed Monday through Friday 10:00 AM til 3:00 PM ONLY. Voicemail requests are not processed on weekends or holidays.
Can the provider call in prescriptions for medications, such as antibiotics, without having seen me?
Most providers feel that they need to examine you in order to determine what treatment and medication are necessary.
Insurance & Billing
What insurance plans does Dallas Family Practice, LLC accept?
Dallas Family Practice, LLC accepts most major insurances including Medicare, Blue Cross, First Priority Life, First Priorty Health, Geisinger Health Plans , Aetna, Health America, Health Assurance,Tricare and most commercial insurances.
Dallas Family Practice, LLC is not accepting NEW Medical Assistant patients. We do participate with the Geisinger Family Plan Medical Assistance Program for current patients. Patient must be active and seen by our practice within the the last 3 years.
If you have any questions about your insurance, please feel free to contact our office.
When do I pay my insurance co-pay?
Payment is expected at the time of service. We accept cash, checks and major credit cards.
How do I have my records transferred?
If you wish to have your records transferred to our practice, contact our office and request and sign a release authorization to be sent to your present provider. To save time, this form can also be downloaded, printed, filled out and sent to your present provider.
To transfer your records from our practice, please contact your new provider and they will request the records be transferred. To save time, this form can also be downloaded, printed, filled out and sent to us.
Click here to download form to transfer medical records to Dallas Family Practice.
Click here to download form to transfer medical records from Dallas Family Practice.
Which shots do my children need and when should they be given?
The Immunization Action Coalition has an easy to follow and up to date immunization information for children and teens. Click here for a link to the site. A printable .pdf version of the schedule is also available by clicking here.
Which shots should adults receive and when should they be given?
Just as children and teens need immunizations, adults need certain immunizations as they grow older. The Immunization Action Coalition has an easy to follow and up to date immunization schedule for adults. A printable .pdf version is available by clicking here.