Scheduling with Us

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Virtual Visit?

Request in Visit Reason when scheduling. 

Please schedule with your name as it appears on your insurance card. 

 

Need an appointment sooner than what is available? Hoping for a same-day visit? Send a message here.

​New Patients: 
  • Schedule two 30 minute blocks back to back with Dr Bell.

  • Your visit will be 50  minutes

  • If you prefer to see Dr Weakland please contact us first. Otherwise we will decline your appointment

  • After your first visit you will be welcome to see either provider

  • After scheduling you will get email forms that must be sent back to get a visit confirmation.

  • Your visit is not officially booked until you get an email confirmation.

  • We are not able to accept new patients with Cigna and Aetna

Well Child Visit
  • With vaccines schedule two 30 minute blocks back to back

  • Your visit will be 50 minute.

  • No vaccines schedule 30 minutes

  • Your visit will be 25 minutes

  • If you don't know if shots will be given schedule two 30 minutes

  • We will adjust from within the office

All Other Visits
  • Schedule a 30 minute block.

  • Your visit will be 25 minutes long unless other noted.

  • We can no longer offer annual exams with issues in our longer 60 minute block as insurers will not pay us for this time.

Virtual Visits

  • Visits by default are in person.

  • To have a virtual visit you must request it in your visit note when scheduling.

  • You will receive an appointment reminder with a link to join the telehealth visit room after an appointment is scheduled.

  • You will be sent another link one hour before your scheduled visit time. 

  • If you forget to request a virtual appointment when you schedule (no links on your appointment reminders) send us a message no later than 24 hours before your visit. We will be happy to change it to a virtual visit. 

  • If it is less than 24 hours before your visit and you forgot to request a virtual visit, please plan to have an in person visit. 

  • We do have a 24 hour late cancellation fee. 

Tips that Help
Premera and Regence insurance
  • Are listed as BlueShield Premera and Blue Shield Regence

  • Enter the 3 letters before your member ID

Copy of your insurance card
  • You will be sent a form in your email before every visit.

  • Send a picture (front and back) of your insurance card every time you change your insurance.

  • If you are unsure if we have your current insurance, please send a picture just in case.

Virtual Visits

  • Visits are automatically scheduled as in person visits. 

  • Request a virtual visit in your visit note when scheduling.

  • Your appointment reminders will have a link for your telehealth visit. 

  • If they do not, it means you are not scheduled for a virtual visit.

  • You can change to a virtual a minimum of 24 hours before your appointment by sending us a note. 

  • If it is less than 24 hours, please arrive at our clinic for your visit. 

Cancelling an Appointment​
  • You can no longer cancel your own appointments. Please send us a message if you need to cancel..

Tidbit Tips
  • If questions please note it in the visit note.

  • If you can't get it to work pick any insurance and enter any number and note you did this in the visit note.

7701 15th Ave NW 

Seattle, WA  98107

Email - info@ballarddocs.com

Fax - 206-297-5930

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