What should I bring to my appointment?

  • Insurance cards

  • Picture ID

  • Medication bottles or a list of your medications

  • Guardianship papers (if applicable)

  • Medical power of attorney information (if applicable)

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Frequently Asked Questions

What can I expect at my appointment?

  • When you arrive for check in, there will be a few forms to fill out that we will help you with.

  • You may be asked to sign a release of information to get old medical records.

  • We try to keep patients spread out, so if you arrive early, we may have you wait in your car.

  •  Some tests may require dilating your eyes, we recommend bringing a driver just in case.

  • If you were referred by your doctor for glaucoma surgery, then your initial appointment will be for glaucoma evaluation to determine if surgery is the best next step. As part of that evaluation you will be scheduled for some diagnostic scans and tests.

How can I access my medical information?

​Our office is pleased to provide you with online access to your health information through our secure Patient Portal. 

 

We use Athena Health to make it easy for you to manage your health information online. Your Athen Health account allows you to:

  • See your test results, upcoming appointments, and health records

  • Book appointments

  • View (and pay) your bills

  • Send messages to your care team anytime, day or night

Our practice uses email, text, and/or calls to notify patients of information available regarding care, test results, appointments, and financial statements. 

Please call (218) 517-5151 to update your contact preferences. 

 

What insurance do you accept?

We accept most insurances, including: 

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • United Healthcare (Includes Community Care Plan)

  • Medicare & Medicare Advantage

  • Medicaid

  • Medica

  • Security Health Plan

  • IMCare

  • Forward Health

  • UCare

  • Health Partners

  • Humana

  • Cigna

  • Aetna (Includes Coventry & First Health)

  • AARP

  • Worker's Compensation

  • PreferredOne

  • Multiplan, Inc.

  • Meritain Health

  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA) Health Plan

  • Bankers Life and Casualty Company

  • Assurant Health

  • American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Health Plan

  • America's PPO (HealthEZ)

  • Allied Benefit Systems

  • Advantra Freedom

  • ...and more!

Veteran Plans

  • Optum VA

  • Tricare East/West

  • Champ VA

  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance

And Various Others

  • Call us to inquire if your plan is not listed

What about billing?

We mail billing statements each month. Your statement will list:

  • Charges submitted to your insurance company

  • Payments we have received from the insurance company, if any

  • Any remaining balance as of the statement date

For questions related to billing, please call our billing department at: (218) 517-5151 and select option 1 for billing

To make payments or access your statement online, please login to your patient portal.

Contact Us

Tel. 218-517-5151
Fax. 218-517-5141

Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays CLOSED

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