Those wishing to book an appointment please fill out the on line medical questionnaire and patient payment form located here. (Link to Become a patient page) Once you have submitted the online forms you will be contacted by a LFSTM staff member to schedule your apportionment.
The turnaround time can vary with each test drawn so a LFSTM representative will contact you upon completion of your results. This may range from days to weeks. Once your results are ready to be review with you, it will take place either in person or virtually and your program will be formulated. Each program cycle will last 2 months with some medications and supplements only lasting one. One can expect the course of treatment to last anywhere from two to four cycles (4-8 months) with some desiring to remain on indefinably. Once your treatment process has come to an end you will transition out of your program to resume a normal life but at a much younger age.
Our office utilizes an electronic medical record system to ensure we maintain your correct information on file that is easy to share with you. A patient portal will be provided to each patient that allows access to labs and information regarding their treatment. Lifestyle Medicine is a paperless practice.
Some patients start and stop programs at will, so it is your responsibility to inform our staff when your program cycle is nearing an end. Refills can be done utilizing the call in method to help save on travel time for those who do not live in the Miami Dade county area. Refills may take up to a week to arrive so please plan in advance when scheduling.
Your medical records are strictly confidential. The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) restricts us from releasing any information without your written permission. Please understand that we are a cash-based practice that has waived all rights to accept insurance and by becoming a patient you are agreeing to not seek reimbursement through our practice for any costs occurred. You can however submit your paid invoice to your insurance company who may reimburse you, but it is best to confirm with them prior to treatment.
For your convenience we accept Cash, Check, MasterCard, American Express, and Visa. If using a credit card, a 3% merchant fee will be added to the final bill. Wire transfers are also accepted but a confirmed transfer is required before any medications are dispensed or ordered. A credit card will be kept on file for convenience and used for all future procedures, refills and treatments.
It is our desire to have a mutually respectful relationship with our patients regarding prompt payment. Failure to pay for medical services delivered in good faith will cause a patient’s account to be turned over to an outside agency for collection. Should collection proceedings be required to collect an outstanding debt you will be responsible for all additional expenses incurred to collect the debt, including the collection agency fees and any associated court costs.
House calls for all procedures and treatments are available for premium. Please contact our office for more pricing information and scheduling. Our practice maintains a small patient demographic to aid in the personal care and attention given to each patient.
Thank you for allowing us to assist you with your Lifestyle needs.