New Patient Checklist

Welcome to Allergy and Asthma Texas Health!

Help us serve you better by preparing for your visit ahead of time

New patients are able to request appointments through the Patient Portal or by calling us at 210.899.6856. We highly recommend you sign up for our Patient Portal. Take advantage of this great patient engagement tool as it allow us to better coordinate your care and automatically send you appointment reminders, test results, care summaries, office closure notifications and more.

Complete your New Patient Registration from the comfort of your home. This translate in less time spent at the office! Create an account on our secure app Spruce and we will make sure to walk you through the online registration process.

YOUR FIRST VISIT

ESSENTIALS

BRING TO YOUR APPOINTMENT

Allow 1-2 hours when being seen by our medical team for the first time

Your appointment will include a thorough medical evaluation that includes medical history, physical exam and administration of appropriate tests such as allergy test and breathing test(s)

Percutaneous skin allergy testing takes 30-40 minutes to complete

If possible, avoid antihistamines 5 days prior to your first visit in case skin allergy testing is performed

See examples of common antihistamines below. Contact us if you have questions

Become familiar with our billing policies

Understand and prepare for your health costs

You are responsible for the co-payment, co-insurance and/or deductible; and all applicable fees at the time services are rendered

Our team will assist you in providing out-of-pocket cost estimates. You may also request cost estimates through your insurance plan. Please contact us if you need to know specific billing codes

Important: If you need to cancel your appointment, please be sure to call us 48 hours in advance

All completed new patient formsif you did not fully register online via Spruce- and arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to allow for complete onsite registration

Health insurance card

All your medications, not just allergy medicine

If your doctor referred you to us, bring the referral document

Allergy testing results you may have in your personal files. Any other medical records you may have

Complete Information about your primary care provider, perferred pharmacy & lab

Examples of common antihistamines

Acrivastine | Actifed (Triprolidine) | Alka-Seltzer Plus | Chlor-Trimeton | Comtrex | Contac | Coricidin | PediaCare | Sine-Off | Sinutab | Sudafed Cold and Allergy | TheraFlu | Triaminic | Tylenol Cold | Vicks 44M | Vicks Nyquil (Chlorpheniramine) | Allegra | Allegra-D (Fexofenadine) | Astelin (Azelastine) | Atarax (Hydroxyzine) | Benadryl | Tylenol Allergy Sinus | Tylenol Flu | Tylenol PM (Diphenydramine) | Clarinex | (Desloratadine) | Claritin | Claritin-D | Alavert (Loratadine) | Carbinoxamine | Dimetapp (Brompheniramine) | Dramanine (Dimenhydrinate) | Drixoral (Dexbrompheniramine) | Optimine (Azatadine) | Periactin (Cyproheptadine) | Phenergan (Promethazine) | Robitussin Night-Time Cold Formula (Doxylamine succinate) | Tavist | Tavist-D (Clemastine) | Vistaril (Hydroxyzine) | Zyrtec | Zyrtec-D (Cetirizine)

Are you interested in experiencing a more in-depth educational experience and personalized guidance and support? At Allergy and Asthma Texas Health, we offer Direct Allergy Care programs providing additional services not covered by insurance.

Questions? Contact us, with are happy to help!

Preguntas? Contáctenos al 210-899-6856, estamos para servirle con gusto!