From participating in sports after school to getting their driver's permit, many milestones in a child's life require them to get a physical exam. Additionally, these exams are an important part of annual well-child visits, which help to ensure they're meeting the physical and mental development milestones for each age.
At Beittel-Becker Pediatric Associates, our experienced team of board-certified pediatricians provides comprehensive physical exams for children of all ages, so you can stay on top of your child's health and wellness.
We offer various pediatric physical exams tailored to your child's specific needs, including:
No matter what kind of physical exam your child needs, our experienced team is here to help. We are committed to providing comprehensive care for your child so you can be sure they're in good health and ready to take on the next milestone. Schedule your child's physical today at Beittel-Becker Pediatric Associates and get them the care they deserve.
A pediatric physical exam is a thorough assessment of your child's health, growth, and development. These exams allow our experienced pediatricians to identify any potential health issues, provide essential vaccinations, and ensure that they are healthy enough to participate in sports and other physical activities. During these exams, our pediatricians will:
At Beittel-Becker Pediatric Associates, our compassionate team is here to make your child's experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing your family soon!
Starting at 3 years old, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children have an annual exam every year. In other words, if your child hasn't had a physical within the last year, it's time to book an appointment.
Additionally, your child may also need a physical for school, sports, camp, or other activities. Make sure to check with the organization in question to find out if a physical exam is required for participation.
The self-pay cost for a sports physical is $45.
If your child has visited us for their annual pediatric examination within the past year, a sports physical is still required to be performed to participate in a sport. Additionally, a sports physical must be performed after June 1 to be eligible for the upcoming school year. Once we have performed the sports physical, if your child plays multiple sports, we will be happy to fill out the required forms for you at no cost. Our providers will need 1 business day to complete the form and have it ready for you, so be sure you know when the form is due and plan accordingly. Same-day turnaround costs $25.
Every insurance plan handles sports physicals differently. They may pay for the sports physical, they may process the allowed amount toward the patients deductible, or they will deny the claim due to "not being a covered plan benefit."
Vaccinations are typically administered during per the recommended vaccination schedule. Your pediatrician will discuss which vaccinations are due based on your child's age and immunization history, ensuring that your child remains up-to-date with their vaccinations and protected against preventable diseases. Additionally, your child's daycare center or school may require certain vaccinations to be up-to-date.
If you wish to have additional problems addressed or your child's pediatrician identifies any potential health issues during the physical exam, they will work with you to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that meets the needs of your child. This may include further testing, medication, or referrals to specialists as needed, and may incur a copay and additional charges for an office visit.
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