Frequently Asked Questions
The information below will help you become acquainted with the Center for Optimal Health. If you need more information, go to Contact Us, or call the office at 517-324-9400.
Tell Me About the Doctors.
Our physicians are Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), practicing a whole person approach to your health care. Osteopathic physicians are trained to understand the connection between body systems, and how dysfunction in one system can effect the others.
What is Anti-Aging, Wellness, and Functional Medicine?
Anti-Aging medicine centers on early detection, prevention, and reversal of aging-related diseases and dysfunction, employing proven therapies and treatments. Functional Medicine focuses on the optimal functioning of your body. You do not need to have a disease to benefit from functional medicine.
Do you prescribe bio-identical hormones?
Yes. Many patients are treated with bio-identical hormones (natural hormones). Hormone therapy can help you reach your optimal health, especially when combined with healthy lifestyle changes.
Health Insurance: Do you accept insurance? Can I submit a claim for insurance reimbursement?
Dr. Pawsat and Dr. Blakeney are both out of network medical practices (non-participating) for private insurance. Patients may receive insurance coverage by submitting a detailed invoice with diagnostic codes directly to their insurance carrier.
What happens during my initial consultation?
Your doctor will review your history and any recent test results you provide, discuss your questions and health concerns, and develop a treatment plan with you. Click here for more information about your first visit.
When should I return for a follow-up visit?
Follow-up appointments will be scheduled based upon the treatment plan discussed with you.
What type of testing do you perform?
During your appointment, your physician may recommend that one or more tests be performed. Some tests may be performed at a medical facility of your choice, while other tests may involve an at-home procedure that you mail to a lab for analysis. Insurance reimbursement will depend upon your coverage and the facility chosen for the service.
What is your cancellation policy?
We require 24 hours advance notice for cancellations. Please review our cancellation policy which can be found here.
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