New Patients & Newborns
We welcome the opportunity to care for your children and help them to thrive.
Whether you are expecting a newborn, have recently moved to our area, or are looking for a new medical home for your children, we thank you for trusting us with your child’s health! At Bloom Pediatrics, we strive to provide a comfortable, caring environment so our patients and their families can feel at ease. We welcome new patients starting at birth to age 17 years. Established patients can be seen until 18 years of age, at which point we will help with the transition to primary care.
We provide preventive health care for children in good health, medical care for children with chronic conditions such as ADHD or asthma, newborn care, vision and hearing services, and more. We also provide parents with support and advice with issues such as growth and development, safety and prevention, nutrition, and emotional wellness to foster a lifetime of good health.
Choosing a pediatrician for your child is an important decision. It is crucial that your pediatrician’s philosophy on health and wellness aligns closely with that of your family. If you have not done so already, please review our philosophy of care and the details below to make sure that we are the best fit for you and your family.
We are a vaccinating practice. Bloom Pediatrics requires that all of our patients are immunized according to the current vaccine schedule recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. All potential new patients must be up-to-date with their vaccines. We do not accept new families that do not vaccinate their children.
We participate in most insurance plans in order to make our practice accessible to all families in the community. Please call us for information specific to your insurance company and plan, our billing staff will be happy to assist you with questions.
Before your first visit, we ask that you complete our secure online New Patient Forms. We will also require receipt of your child’s immunization record before your appointment.
Congratulations on your new baby! We know this can be a very busy time for new parents as the family adjusts to having a new little baby in the home. Listed below are just a few things to inquire about with your health insurance company. These tips will help you understand your insurance policy better so that you do not receive an unexpected bill. You may either contact your insurance company directly or ask your employer.
If you have any questions, we are happy to help. Feel free to call our front desk staff or send questions via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Congratulations again and welcome to the Bloom family!
Please contact your insurance carrier to add your baby to your insurance policy ASAP. Most policies require the newborn to be added by one month of age in order for all expenses to be paid from the date of baby’s birth. Failure to do so may result in in a personal balance that is the financial responsibility of the parent. The process can take up to 4 weeks to add the baby to the policy. Baby is considered to be under mother’s insurance and charged the designated co-pay from date of first visit until their insurance is active. Please contact the office as soon as baby’s insurance is active so we can make the necessary changes to the account and maximize reimbursement from time of birth.
If you have an HMO insurance plan, please assign one of the Physicians in our practice as your child’s primary care physician. Our doctors are in the Beaumont Network.
When you contact the insurance company, it is very important to ask these questions:
It is the responsibility of the insured to know the benefits of the policy and know the answers to the above questions. We are here to assist you in any way, but every policy is different and unique.
We encourage parents-to-be to call our office for a prenatal appointment. This is a great way to get acquainted with our office and our doctors. During this call, we will answer any questions that you have about our practice or your new child. Call our office to schedule a prenatal appointment.
When your baby is born at an affiliated hospital, simply tell your obstetrician and the hospital staff that you have chosen Bloom Pediatrics as your child’s pediatrician. Our office will be notified of your baby’s birth by the hospital staff. Upon discharge, please contact our office about scheduling your baby’s first visit to our office.
Before your first visit, we ask that you complete our secure online New Patient Forms.