Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition of Tampa Bay

Tampa Office: (813) 870-4438

Serving: Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Lakeland, and Odessa


Brandon Office: (813) 324-2613

Serving: Brandon, Riverview, Sarasota, St. Petersburg

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Referrals


Do I need a referral in writing from my Primary Care Physician or an authorization number from my Insurance Company to see a Specialist such as your office?

Paper referral/script in writing from your Primary Care Physician:

  • Amerigroup Medicaid and Commercial
  • Cigna HMO
  • Healthease HMO Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Staywell HMO Medicaid
  • Staywell Healthy Kids
  • WellCare HMO Medicaid

This is only a sampling of some of our major participating insurance companies that require a paper referral or script from your primary care physician. If you are unsure and/or you do not see your insurance carrier listed above, please contact your insurance carrier and verify your plan requirements prior to your appointment.

Authorization number from your insurance carrier:

  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed HMO
  • BCBS HMO
  • Great-West HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Multiplan HMO
  • United Healthcare HMO

This is only a sampling of some of our major participating insurance companies that require an authorization number for a specialist office visit. If you are unsure and you do not see your insurance carrier listed above, please contact your carrier and verify your plan requirements prior to your appointment.
 

General Tips:

  • Most HMO policies require an authorization number.
  • Most POS plans do not require an authorization number or referral.
  • PPO plans generally do not require an authorization number or referral.
  • Commercial/Indemnity plans generally do not require an authorization number or referral.