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SERVICES

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What is included in the monthly MEMBERSHIP fee?

  • Unlimited visits without copays

  • Management, when medically possible, via phone, email and video chat.

  • Access to your personal physician by text, phone call, or email whenever needed.

  • For HouseCalls Plus members: house calls as needed at no extra cost.

 

Additional fees may be required for the following services if your insurance doesn't cover:

  • Vaccines

  • Imaging Studies

  • Lab Tests

  • For Basic In-clinic members: house calls will require a fee of $150 to $200 for each appointment, depending on distances, urgency, and services needed; you will know the cost before the house call is made.

  • We have limited in-office appointments for walk-in's/non-subscribers, the cost will range from $50 to $150 per office visit, and $250 per house call; please still sign up on this website. When we meet in person we will adjust payment type.

Wholesale pricing is available for lab tests. Some examples of prices are listed below:


C-REACTIVE PROTEIN                   12.00

COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT             3.50

HbA1c DIABETES                            4.50

LIPID PANEL                                    3.00

LYME DISEASE SCREEN               15.00

METABOLIC PANEL                         4.00

STREP THROAT CULTURE              4.00

THYROID SCREEN                           4.50

URINALYSIS                                     7.00

VITAMIN B-12                                  5.25

 

Do I still need insurance if I sign up with you?

  • Yes. We recommend that you remain insured in case of emergencies, hospitalizations, expensive studies, and specialty care fees.  Your subscription fee does not replace your health insurance plan, although it may influence the type of plan you choose. (A lower premium plan with a higher deductible pairs well with DPC.)

 

How will I pay for things that aren’t covered by the monthly fee, like specialist visits, high cost procedures, imaging studies and hospitalizations?

  • You will use your insurance. Nothing between you and your insurance coverage will be affected by choosing Dr. Spiekermann as your physician.  Additionally, you will be informed and will need to give consent beforehand, if ever Dr. Spiekermann recommends a study or test or referral that adds costs outside your monthly fee.

 

If I haven’t met my insurance deductible, will I have to pay full price for labs and X-rays?

  • If your insurance does not cover the cost of a lab, or you choose not to charge your insurance, then you will be responsible to pay the wholesale cost with no mark up by HouseCalls PLC.

 

Can I still see my specialists?

  • Yes. Choosing Dr. Spiekermann to be your Primary Care Provider changes nothing at all about any other care on-going or new.

 

I have Medicare. Can you still be my provider?

  • Yes.  Both you and Dr. Spiekermann will have to sign a one-time waiver declaring that neither party will submit a bill to Medicare for services provided by HouseCalls PLC. Your Medicare coverage will stay the same.

 

*We do not provide gynecological or maternal-infant care. Here are several DPC providers in this area who do:

Dr. Lily Hargrove   

Ivy Family Medicine
2 Boars Head Place, Suite 110
Charlottesville, VA 22903-4678

Tel: (434) 202-7830

http://ivyfamilymedicine.com/

Dr. Maura McLaughlin     

Blue Ridge Family Practice

325 Four Leaf Lane, Suite 11 A

Charlottesville, VA 22903

phone: (434) 409-3637

http://blueridgefamilypractice.org/