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Preparing for Your Visit to a Drexel Primary Care Practice

Medical Professionals

Drexel Medicine's primary care providers at our Philadelphia-area internal medicine and family medicine offices are committed to providing you with the best possible care experience at every visit. In addition to providing the highest standard of health care, we strive to address your questions and concerns. One way that you can help to ensure that you get the most out of your appointment with your primary care doctor is by preparing for your visit in advance.

Tips for Preparing for Your Primary Care Appointment

  • If this is your first appointment with Drexel Family Medicine or Drexel Internal Medicine bring the completed New Patient Questionnaire with you.
    Download New Patient Questionnaire [PDF].
  • On the day of your visit, bring your insurance card and cardholder information, photo identification and payment for your co-pay.
  • Make a list of medications and supplements that you are currently taking (including doses and frequency) and bring it with you.
  • Develop a list of questions and any symptoms that you have (including where they are, how long they last and what aggravates or relieves them) and share it with your doctor or nurse practitioner.
  • If you are nervous about your appointment or concerned that you may forget important information then bring a friend or a family member who can take notes, drive or ask questions.

Types of Insurance Accepted by Drexel Medicine

Generally, each primary care practice within the Drexel Medicine network accepts most major types of insurance. Please be advised, however, that the decision to accept an insurance provider is ultimately at the discretion of the individual practice site. To determine whether your medical insurance is accepted, please check with the office where your appointment is scheduled.

Drexel Internal Medicine accepts the following health insurance:

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bravo
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicare
  • Personal Choice
  • United Healthcare

Drexel Family Medicine accepts the following health insurance:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Federal
    • Blue Cross Out of State
    • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Bravo Elder Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial
  • Horizon
  • Independence Blue Cross
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • Keystone 65
    • Personal Choice
    • Personal Choice 65
    • Amerihealth
  • Medicaid
    • Pennsylvania Medical Assistance
    • Health Partners
    • Keystone Mercy
    • United Healthcare
    • Aetna Better Health
    • Coventry
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Worker's Comp/Auto

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