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Frequently Asked Questions

I have an emergency after hours, what should I do?

Call our office to get the on call provider. Do not leave a message on MyChart, in an emergency.

What were my lab results?

For access to lab results and non-emergent questions, sign up for MyChart and login.

Which Insurances do you accept?

List of the major carriers that we do accept:

Aetna, Amerigroup (OB patients only), Assurant (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Platinum), BCBS, Cigna, Cigna Health spring Medicare, Care Improvement Plus (Medicare plan), Coventry, Harken Health (UHC),Humana, Humana Medicare, Kaiser (PHCS), My CIGNA Healthcare360, Peach State (OB patients only), Wellcare (OB patients only), United Healthcare.

This list is subject to change. Please call our office to confirm.

Which Insurances do you NOT accept?

Humana HMO X, BCBS Pathway X (including Bronze, Direct Access, Silver Direct Access, Gold), Ambetter HMO, Coventry HMO HIX, Kaiser.

This list is subject to change and is not comprehensive. Please call our office to confirm.

Do you have same day appointments?

Women’s Medical has same day appointments available most days for established patients.

I’m a new patient, what forms do I need to fill out?

For links to our new patient paperwork, click here for Obstetrics, and here for Gynecology.

What do I need to do if I need to request my medical records?

Click here for the appropriate form.

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Pregnancy

When do I need to schedule my first OB visit?

At Women’s Medical, we wait until 8 weeks of gestation for our first appointment. If you feel you need to be seen before 8 weeks, please call our office and we will be happy to discuss your care with you and make an appointment.

What medications can I take while I’m pregnant?

Please click on this link for a full list of approved medications.

I’m pregnant and I’m spotting, what should I do?

Call our office at 770-997-5714.

What are your self-pay rates for baby delivery?

A new OB patient pays $4,230 for a vaginal delivery. A Cesarean delivery is $4,656. $560 is due at the first visit, which includes the doctor’s visit and your first ultrasound.

How often does Women’s Medical Center deliver babies via Cesarean?

In 2015, at Women’s Medical 16% of the 372 deliveries were via C-section. This is 25% lower than the most recent national average statistics available from the CDC and NIH.

Do you do VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) delivery?

Our providers believe in making this an option, and will do VBAC, if possible.

I am expecting a baby, how do I transfer my obstetric care from another practice to yours?

All of your medical records and your contact information must be faxed to Women’s Medical Center at fax: 770-997-2844 for review by a provider. Once we receive your records from your original practice, we will get back to you within a few days.

What was that info about the glucose testing again?

Click here for more information about the One Hour Glucola Test.

What foods should I avoid while pregnant?

Avoid:

  • Unpasteurized milk and soft cheeses
  • Raw or undercooked meat, poultry, or seafood
  • Prepared meats, such as hot dogs or deli meats, unless they are reheated until steaming hot.

Because of the risk to the baby of mercury exposure you should avoid:

  • Shark, swordfish, tilefish, and king mackerel
  • No more than 12 oz per week of seafood or shellfish including canned light tuna
  • No more than 6 oz per week of fish that is locally caught freshwater fish, tuna steaks, or canned albacore tuna

Click here for more information about nutrition during pregnancy.

Can I fly while pregnant?

If you have no complications, you may fly up to 36 weeks of pregnancy.

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Gynecology

What are your self-pay rates for a gynecology visit?

$200 is due at the first visit, but there may be additional charges, depending on diagnosis. Lab work is billed separately.

I’ve moved, how do I transfer my records from Women’s Medical to a new practice?

Click here for the appropriate forms, which must signed and faxed to 770-997-2844 or hand delivered to our practice. There is no fee to transfer records from our practice to another practice. A patient requesting to receive their own records pays a sliding scale per page rate.

I need a refill, what should I do?

Contact your pharmacy, and have them request the refill from us. It’s possible that you already have a refill on file.

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