Part of good care is monitoring the effects of medications. Medications are best managed during an appointment. To avoid running out of medication, please make an appointment within the time frame Dr. Dorsky recommends.
Occasionally, appointments have to be made for a later date. If this happens, plan ahead to make sure you have enough medication. These are our medication refill policies:
To ask for a refill, please call us directly at
and follow the prompts to the prescription refill line. Please do not rely on your pharmacy to ask for a refill for you.
We work on refills during normal office hours only.
To get a refill, you/your child must have a scheduled appointment.
Please notify the doctor that a refill is needed before a
5 day supply remains
. If a refill is requested with less than 5 days, the refill may not be filled in time. In these cases, please ask for an emergency supply of medication until the doctor can get a new prescription to the pharmacy.
Allow at least
3 business days
(72 business hours) to get a refill. Call your pharmacy directly to findout if the refill is ready.
Some medications need a prior authorization from the insurance company. (A prior authorizationis also called a “P.A.”.) If you need a prior authorization, please call us at
and follow the prompts to the prescription refill line to leave a message. This process can take
For safety reasons, medications are only given to patients who regularly come to appointments. If there is a
pattern of missed or rescheduled appointments
, we may not be able to refill a medication. Dr. Dorsky may require an office visit before giving more medication.