MDxL Emergency Department Patient Information
on the results of your examination and testing, the Emergency
Physician who has examined you feels that you require an evaluation
for admission to the hospital. To help improve the efficiency
and quality of your care, your health insurance plan has a program,
administered by MDxL, to assure that you may be provided with
further care, in the emergency room if indicated, by a physician
who is particularly experienced with hospitalized patients. This
physician is, frequently, a specialist in the particular problem
Examination and Treatment by a Specialist
specialist physician, who may have been selected by your primary
care physician, most often sees you here in the Emergency Department.
After examining you and reviewing your test results with
the emergency department physician, the specialist physician will
discuss with you as to whether you need to stay in the hospital,
or whether your treatment may be continued as an outpatient.
the specialist physician decides to send you home from the Emergency
Department, your health insurance plan will permit this specialist
to perform any further outpatient testing which may be medically
necessary. If the specialist
physician decides to admit you to the hospital, that specialist
will act as your attending physician and direct your care while
in the hospital.
rapid evaluation in the Emergency Department will help get your
testing, treatment, and recovery started as quickly as possible.
If you have a primary care physician, the specialist will
also maintain contact with him or her, or other consulting physicians,
to keep them fully informed of your progress while in the hospital.
Should you experience
any difficulties with this hospitalist care program, please feel
free to contact the MDxL Nurse Administrator at 1-800-951-9604.