+ What is my initial investment for installing an allergy center?
There is no up-front investment required from you. You medically supervise Elite personnel within allergy center and make all medical decisions for your patients. Elite only provides allergy services to the patients that you recommend for allergy testing and that you approve for immunotherapy. You provide space and accommodations for Elite staff and equipment.
+ How are payments made to the practice?
Elite provides the billing services, but insurance companies will still pay you in the same manner as they do currently. Elite will then assist with the revenue cycle process and invoice you for the services provided to you and your patient's incident to and under the supervision of the health care provider.
+ Who manages the allergy center?
You, the provider, will determine which patients are candidates for allergy testing and immunotherapy services. You will manage all medical decisions and supervise the clinical aspects of the allergy center.
+ What is required of my staff?
Elite will provide an allergy technician that will facilitate all activities required for allergy testing and immunotherapy.
+ Will training be provided?
Elite provides training for administrative and clinical staff. Training includes information about immunotherapy science and regulatory requirements. We also do extensive training with the providers on site. We will go over step-by-step what is required of you and how we will integrate into your practice.
+ What ongoing support will be provided by Elite?
Elite will provide ongoing continuing education for Elite staff and for providers. Elite will manage and support all administrative and technical requirements of the allergy center. The local Elite Account Manager assigned to your practice ill work with your staff on a regular basis to ensure a successful partnership.
+ What is required prior to testing?
An ear, nose, and throat exam is performed by the provider. The provider determines if testing is medically appropriate.