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For an appointment or more information about our services call (315) 432-8899 or 800-432-9590 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can call directly and do not need a referral from a doctor. When you call, you will have a short phone interview with the OHCC intake specialist to find out what your needs are, and to provide you with more specific information about the services we can provide. in New York State who know or suspect that their symptoms are job-related, be evaluated by a doctor of their choice; they are not limited to a doctor chosen by their employer Workers’ Compensation insurance carrier.
Please plan to arrive 10-15 minutes BEFORE your appointment time to allow for check in and chart processing.
New patient visits are about 1 ½ hours. The length of the visit is, in part, related to the thoroughness of your job history, your work conditions, and the possible sources of injury, illness or exposure. This varies based on the complexity of your case.
The purpose of the initial visit is to review your medical and work history, conduct a physical examination, and determine if further testing or treatmentis necessary.
We offer specialty medical services to working men and women (and retirees with work-related illness) at three locations in New York:
For more detail about clinics in each of these regions, go to the Locations drop-down menu.
Preparing for Your Appointment
What to bring: - To better understand your medical history and the treatment you have had to date, it is important that you bring several items to your first appointment.
What does it cost?
Every effort will be made to prevent cost from being a barrier to using our services.
Most forms of health insurance or workers’ compensation insurance should cover a sizable portion of your visit. A sliding fee scale is available to those who are without health insurance and no worker is denied care because of lack of resources.
Fees for group evaluations and other services will be determined on an individual basis.
The OHCC is HIPAA compliant. Confidentiality is assured to each patient. Patient records are only accessible to the patient or an authorized representative upon written request.
Please help us!!! Every week we have several patients who fail to show up for their appointment without calling to cancel. We have many patients on a waiting list . . . patients that could have been seen during this time. Please help them (and us) by canceling your appointment if you cannot keep it. We are always happy to reschedule your appointment for a different time if necessary.
After the Visit
Upon completion of your evaluation at the OHCC, you will receive an encounter form that lists diagnosis/diagnoses, what the patient is responsible for, what the OHCC will be responsible for, the date are-check appointment if to other specialists within our practice, necessary.
At the checkout counter, your insurance will be verified, and you will be asked to make any required payments, including co-payments. You will be meeting with our billing specialist just in case you have any questions concerning your bill or coverage.