For Referring Providers

We would like to thank you for choosing Down East Orthopedic Associates, P.A. (DEOA) for the care of your patient’s orthopedic needs. Your trust in our knowledge and expertise is very important to us, and we promise not to take that for granted. DEOA provides a full range of orthopedic services to help restore your patient back to their lifestyle. Our goal is to provide them with an accurate assessment and evaluation, coupled with early intervention and the best possible medical care, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Our practice is made up of professionals who work closely with each other and you to bring the highest quality orthopedic care. We work as a team to provide the best possible care as efficiently as possible.

Referring a Patient
Please fax or email the completed Consultation Request Form along with a completed medication list, pertinent office notes, labs, EMG’s, radiology, MRI, CT reports, copy of patients health insurance card, and any managed care insurance referral.

Our referral staff will set the patient up in our system and the records will get reviewed by the provider. The secretary will schedule the appointment accordingly. The patient will receive a packet in the mail from our office with their appointment card and New Patient Packet. We will also fax the Consultation Request Form back to you with the appointment date and time on it.

Fax 207-942-5631 or email jlane@downeastortho.com

Workers Compensation Patients
Please be sure to include all workers compensation information. We will need the Insurance Carrier Name/Address, Claim #, Adjusters Name/Phone #, Date of Injury, and Employer Name. Upon acceptance from a provider the workers compensation adjuster will be contacted by our referral office to obtain authorization for the initial consultation. We will need to obtain authorization or a denial from the adjuster before an appointment will be scheduled.

Self Pay Patients
Upon acceptance from a provider your patient will be contacted by a member of our billing staff to discuss payment arrangements.