Frequently Asked Questions
Below are a few frequently asked questions to help you know what to expect for your first visit to Wellness Medical Center. If you have any additional questions, please contact our office at (617) 282-8700.
Do I need to make an appointment?
Yes. Often your referring physician's office will assist you in making an appointment at our clinic. Or you can make an appointment by simply calling our office at (617) 282-8700.
What should I bring to my first visit?
Please bring the following to your appointment:
Health insurance card
Photo identification such as a driver's license
What should I wear?
We want you to be comfortable during your physical therapy appointment. We usually recommend patients wear loose-fitting exercise clothing and comfortable shoes.
Can I fill out my patient registration information forms before my appointment?
Yes. You can download your patient registration forms from this Web site. Don't forget to print them, fill them out, and bring them with you!
Of course, you can also fill out your patient forms when you arrive at our clinic. If you do, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to allow time to fill out the forms.
I don't have a car, how do I get to Wellness Medical Center?
We are conveniently located near Red line train and and bus routes. We also offer courtesy, round-trip transportation from your home or work place to our office. Please call our office for more information or to schedule free transportation at (617) 282-8700.
Do I need a physician's referral for physical therapy?
No. You may schedule an appointment without a physician's referral for treatment.
Can I get insurance supported treatment without a referral from a doctor?
Yes. You can get insurance supported treatment without a doctor's referral if your condition is for a condition related to an auto-accident. Non-auto accident patients need a referral from their primary care physician.
Does Wellness Medical Center bill the insurance companies directly, or are patients responsible for doing that?
Wellness Medical Center takes care of all paperwork and bills insurance companies directly.
If you have been in an auto accident or have been injured, call Wellness Medical Center. Our friendly office staff will help take care of your paperwork and our caring doctors and therapists will make sure you get the right physical therapy treatment you need.
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