Scheduling Appointments

To make an appointment with one of our physicians, please call (970) 249-6641, Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. If you are unable to keep a scheduled appointment, please notify our office as soon as possible.

New Patients

1. Patient Health History Forms (Patient Portal)

Please CLICK HERE to open the Patient Health History forms. Once you have completed this form, the results will be forwarded to our office and added to your electronic medical record. Please answer all questions thoroughly and accurately. You will have 60 minutes to complete form before session times out.

Patients who are new to WSO or have not visited our offices in more than a year should arrive 15 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment time to complete their registration.

2. Patient Insurance Forms and Policies

For your convenience, the patient insurance forms and policies can be printed. Please complete and bring to your appointment. Please bring the following:

  • Insurance card
  • List of current medications and medical conditions
  • Primary-care physician address and phone number and contact information for other physicians involved with your care
  • Recent diagnostic images such as CTs, MRIs, x-rays, bone scans, or EMGs. Bring both original films and copies of reports.

Participating Insurance Plans

As a service to you, Western Slope Orthopaedics files all claims to insurance companies within the continental United States. To assure accurate processing of services, we ask for your assistance to provide accurate insurance information to us. Therefore, please bring your insurance card and any required referrals with you to each visit. Please be prepared to take care of your co-payment at the time of your visit. If you have a work injury, please call the office with the date of injury, your employer’s name and workers’ compensation insurance information prior to booking the appointment so that we may obtain approval for treatment and for the payment of our fees. If you have a motor vehicle injury, please bring all relevant information to your first visit.

Your medical insurance represents a contract between you and your insurance carrier. Depending on your individual benefits, services provided may or may not be covered by your insurance carrier. Ultimately, you are responsible for final payment or settlement on any outstanding balances. Patients are expected to pay past due amounts at the time of service. Western Slope Orthopaedics participates in the following health insurance plans:

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HMO Colorado
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • United Health Care
  • CHP+ (RMHP or Colorado Access)
  • Medicare
  • Rocky Mountain Medicaid
  • EBMS
  • GEHA
  • CIGNAlisa
  • Cofinity (Sloans Lake)
  • Work Comp (Colorado)
  • PHCS

Please call 970.249.6641 if you have questions about your plan.

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