1.) If I become a member how will I have better access?
You will have same day or next day visits with the doctor in any urgent matter with no additional fees. Innovative members will receive Dr.’s personal cell and email for all inquiries related to their health.
2.) I have become a Seaside Essentials Member, how do I get access to my records?
We have designed “MySeaside”, a portal privy only to members, to allow 24 hour access to your personal medical record, private email access to our office, and special office promotions throughout the year.
3.) How will I decide what membership is best for me?
We’d be happy to send you our informational booklet, and also encourage you to look over the comparison sheet on our site. If you wish to discuss further, you may contact our Patient Relations Department. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
4.) I am young and pretty healthy, how can I benefit from this membership?
Keeping up with good health is no easy task. Some perks of membership are easy access to your medical team, same day appointments for unexpected illness, and integrated holistic annual exams. You will have peace of mind knowing a solid, highly trained medical team is here to support you through healthy times and not so healthy times.
5.) Can I make monthly payments towards my membership?
Yes, we have designed affordable and flexible payment options.
6.) Can I upgrade my annual membership at any time?
Yes! We all may have unexpected illnesses and we understand that you may have to upgrade your plan, just let us know.
7.) Do you accept my insurance?
We currently are contracted with Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance plans.
8.) I have health insurance now. How will the membership affect my insurance?
The membership will not affect your insurance; the membership will enhance your benefits. Being a member will allow more services and better accessibility to your healthcare team.
9.) Do I have to pay the fee each year? If so, how will I know?
The membership fee is annual and will be due on the anniversary date of you membership. We will notify you within 30 days of your renewal date and automatically renew your plan unless we hear otherwise.
10.) If I choose not to become a member, can I stay with the practice?
Although the membership is highly recommended for our existing patients, it is not mandatory. The fee for service option gives you an opt-out option. We will continue to provide you with excellent, high quality care at our new practice policy rates.(link)
11.) Can I use my Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Savings Account (HAS) to fund my membership fee? And is it tax deductible?
Yes, you may use your FSA or HSA. The administrator of the plan will be able to give you guidance and specific instructions. We recommend that you discuss it with your accountant or tax advisor.
12.) Can I cancel my plan at any time?
Yes, your satisfaction with MySeaside is guaranteed. If you are not happy with any part of your plan, you have 90 days to change your mind, at which point a full refund will be issued back to your account.