Frequently Asked Questions
How long are office visits?
First visits are typically a 60-90 minutes and return visits are 30–60 minutes.
How often do we meet?
The frequency of appointments varies based on the condition being treated. Most commonly though, Dr. Bossio will see you for a follow up appointment 1 month after your initial visit, and then possibly every 2-3 months until your condition is resolved or stable. For patients with ongoing concerns, Dr. Bossio may continue to manage care as long as patients are evaluated once every two years.
Does Dr. Bossio treat babies and kids?
Yes. Dr. Bossio treats all ages from infants to adults.
Does Dr. Bossio take insurance?
No, but most insurance companies will reimburse “out-of-network” for services that are rendered. At your appointment, Dr. Bossio will provide you with a statement containing all of the information needed to submit to your insurance company. If you have any further questions about this process Dr. Bossio will be happy to answer them for you.
Does Dr. Bossio accept credit cards?
Yes, Dr. Bossio accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
What is Dr. Bossio's cancellation Policy?
Cancelling or rescheduling a New Patient appointment requires two full business days’ notice. Cancelling or rescheduling without proper notice will result in a late fee of $75. Cancelling or rescheduling a follow up appointment requires one full business day. Cancelling or rescheduling a follow up appointment without proper notice will result in a charge of $50.
Does Dr. Bossio offer phone consults for patients?
Yes, after an initial visit in the office, phone consults are are available when an in-office visit is not necessary for diagnostic purposes. Whether or not this is an option is determined on an individual basis.
Does Dr. Bossio prescribe pharmaceuticals?
No. Dr. Bossio prescribes all natural therapies including nutritional supplements, herbal medicines and homeopathic remedies. During your course of treatment with Dr. Bossio your need for prescription medications may diminish. As you get healthier, Dr. Bossio may advise that you speak with your M.D. about adjusting the dose or type of medication you are taking.
How do I get the herbs/supplements that Dr. Bossio prescribes?
Dr. Bossio carries the majority of herbs/supplements that she prescribes in the office. She carries only the highest quality, pharmaceutical grade products. In some cases, Dr. Bossio may recommend a product that you can pick up at a local health food store, but many of the brands she carries are sold only through doctors and other health care practitioners. For those who live far from the office, we are happy to package and ship your medications upon request.
We recognize that some patients prefer the convenience of online ordering. In order to ensure that these patients receive high quality, safe supplements, Dr. Bossio has contracted with several industry-leading online distributors. Lean more on our Supplement Orders page.
What are the Office Hours?
We have both Patient and General Office hours detailed on our Office Hours Page