New appointments are usually at 10 am, and follow-up appointments are usually at 10 am or 11 am. Appointments may added at other times as needed. Appointments will be scheduled on most weekdays. No appointments are scheduled on weekends.
New appointments for chronic conditions are about 1 3/4 hours total, new appointments for acute problems are about 45 minutes total, and follow-up appointments are about 45 minutes total.
see patients initially, at one month, then two months later, and then at
least every 2-3 months while on active treatment in order to monitor
you closely. If your health is considerably compromised, then monthly
follow-up appointments are recommended.
A friendly reminder email will be sent to you prior to your appointment. Please confirm your appointment by replying to the reminder email. Your appointment may be cancelled if you do not confirm your appointment in this manner.
Dr. Richey does not accept any third party payments from any sources including but not limited to private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Workers' Compensation, injury lawsuits, etc. You are responsible for all interactions with your third party payors.
However, she will provide you with a receipt at your appointment that you can turn into your insurance company for reimbursement. Most insurance companies (except Medicaid and Medicare) do reimburse your appointment fee on an out-of-network basis.
Also, most insurance companies (except Medicaid) accept laboratory testing and prescriptions written by Dr. Richey.
New Visits for chronic conditions (1 3/4 hours total): $495
New Visits for acute problems ONLY (45 minutes total): $275
Follow-up Visits (45 minutes total): $225
Visits that extend over the allotted time are prorated at $225/hour.
We are exclusively offering telemedicine appointments
in order to avoid repercussions from the web of contact tracing and its repercussions
which means no travel for you!
Telemedicine is the use of electronic information and communication technologies by a physician to deliver health care services to a patient via a HIPAA-compliant secure telemedicine system comprised of both audio and video elements when the patient is located at a different site than the provider.
Dr. Richey can only offer telemedicine for patients located in Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia where she holds active medical licenses.
Insurance is now more likely to compensate for telemedicine.
The procedure is simple.
Phone calls are appropriate for simple follow-up concerns that cannot be easily handled by emails. Established patients in any state may participate in such phone calls. Insurance is not likely to compensate for phone calls.
The procedure is simple.
In order to provide you with much flexibility, we accept payments via PayPal.
PayPal is a super easy way to use funds from your checking account, savings account and/or credit cards for online payments! To quickly sign up, just visit the PayPal website, then click the white Sign Up button in the upper right corner, and follow the instructions. Then, you can send funds from your checking account, savings account, and/or credit cards to us using our email address which is thehealthypath @ gmail.com without spaces.
PayPal has lots of other benefits. So, while you are there, check out what else you can do through PayPal.
In order to schedule an appointment, please fill out the Appointment Request Form after you have read this page and the Frequently Asked Questions page. The adult patient must make his/her own appointment using his/her own email address unless physically, emotionally, or mentally impaired. Then, Dr. Richey will email you back with appointment options.
be thy medicine,
be thy food.
is a lamp
to my feet
and a light
to my path.
The secret of health
for both mind and body
is not to mourn for the past,
worry about the future,
or anticipate troubles,
but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.