Your appointment: unfortunately, paperwork is part of the process.
There are two options on how to complete and submit your paperwork.
We recommend and prefer Option 1. This will not eliminate all paperwork, but will reduce it dramatically, and greatly speed up your appointment.
Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Patient Portal
Our online Patient Portal. Please fill out COMPLETELY. All information is required.
[Shoulder Patients] Please also complete this form and bring it to your appointment.
Click on the link above and print the paperwork. Please fill all forms out completely (all information is important) and bring them with you to your appointment. With this option, the information from the paperwork will have to be manually entered into the Electronic Record by staff which greatly slows down your appointment.
As a physician at Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group, I accept most insurance programs, including Tricare. If you have any specific questions regarding your insurance coverage, please contact my office.
APPOINTMENT CHECK LIST
The following list will help you prepare for your appointment. Please take the time to plan ahead for your appointment so that you get the most out of your visit.
- Bring a valid photo ID and your insurance card.
- Keep in mind that some insurance carriers require a referral from your primary care physician in order to see an orthopedic surgeon.
- Call your insurance company to find out about co-pays and other coverage issues.
- Please bring DVDs of any studies that you have had performed (X-rays and MRI’s). These can be acquired by the facility where they were performed. New or recent X-rays will be required of the affected joint or extremity. If you have had any recent studies (X-rays, MRI’s, Cat Scans), please bring these with you to the appointment as they will be necessary for a complete evaluation. The ideal format is a DVD so it can be loaded onto our system. Most radiology departments will provide you with a disc upon your request.
- If you have received prior treatments or surgery, please bring a copy of these records for Dr. Jones to review.
- Print out and complete the patient forms available on this Website and follow instructions provided.
- Be prepared to tell your doctor how and when you injured yourself. Jot down any specific details such as what you felt or heard at the time.
- Bring a list of all medications you are taking, including any over-the-counter vitamins and supplements.
- Make a list of questions to ask your doctor.
- Be honest and complete in talking with your doctor. Share your point of view and don’t hold back information.
- Take notes on what the doctor tells you. Ask questions if you don’t understand the meaning of a word or the instructions for taking medication.
- Ask your doctor for handouts or brochures that you and your family members can review at home. Your doctor may refer you to an Internet Website for more information.