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USAF Acupuncture Clinic MGMCSC - Joint Base Andrews SOP

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Clinic Name/MTF: USAF Acupuncture Clinic MGMCSC-Andrews Air Force Base
MEPRS CODE: BLBB
Name(s)
Phone Number(s)
Additional Phone Number(s)
Clinic Administrator
Lt Col Candy Wilson
240-857-5982
Front Desk
Jacklyn Talley
240-857-4979
Fax Number
N/A
Referral Reviewers
All Providers
Service Supervisor/OIC
Lt Col Candy Wilson
240-857-5982
POC for Appt Problems

Jacklyn Talley
Lt Col Candy Wilson
Monday-Friday 0700-1600
1050 West Perimeter Rd
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762

Clinic Hours
Clinic Location

240-857-4979
240-857-5982

Providers
Medical Acupuncturists
Male
Dr. Thomas Piazza

Dr. Stephen Burns


Dr. Richard Niemtzow

Female
Dr. Kathryn Calabria
Nurses

Male

Female
Mrs. Suzanne Bucci (volunteer)
Lt Col Candy Wilson

Mr. Matthew Eichie


Goal of The Clinic
Goal of the Clinic
Eligibility:

Provide the highest quality of acupuncture care in a professional environment and return our active
duty personnel to full duty as soon as possible. Provide excellent holistic alternative health care
treatments for active duty, retirees, and dependents.
Clinic sees all Active Duty, Tricare Prime, Tricare Plus Beneficiaries, and NATO/Non-NATO
Beneficiaries.

Can Book
Appt Type
SPEC

Detail Code
BPAD

Duration of Appt
60 minutes

SPEC

BPAPS

60 minutes

Do Not Book
Appt Type
SPEC

Detail Code
PBO

Duration of Appt
45 minutes

EST

ALL

30 minutes

Information Regarding The Clinic


EST referrals are good for
Urgent/Emergency/ASAP/72hr referrals
Is an electronic referral required?
Does the clinic accept walk-ins?
Age Range
How often are schedules released?
For questions not addressed on protocol

Instructions/Description
New referral only, non-pregnant AD Only. Referral must be dated within
the last 30 days. Contact clinic prior to scheduling "same day"
appointments.
New referral must be dated within the last 30 days. Non-pregnant
patients only. Contact clinic prior to scheduling "same day"
appointments.

Instructions/Description
New referral appointment. Clinic will book. Transfer to clinic at 240857-4979.
Follow up appointment. Clinic will book. Transfer to clinic at 240-8574979.

1 month since last visit. Only to be booked by acupuncture clinic.


Referring provider should contact the front desk directly to talk to a provider.
Patient must have referral in CHCS for all SPEC appointments.
Only for established patients, no new patients; Tues and Thurs07:15-08:30
18 years and older, unless referring provider talks to medical acupuncturist
90 days in advance
Please contact front desk at 240-857-4979.

If No Appointments Available
Category
SPEC
AD and
Check AB, BE, DI, FB, KI, and RA or transfer to DF at 703-441-7500. If no availability, please send
PRIME
referral to Referral Management. If patient declines available appointment, please notate date of first
available appointment on referral and send referral to Referral Management.

Last Updated: 9/30/14

Approved By: Lt Col Candy Wilson

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USAF Acupuncture Clinic MGMCSC - Joint Base Andrews SOP


Patient Instructions
-Arrive in comfortable clothing. Bring ID cards.
-Arrive 15 minutes early to check in with receptionist. Please allow 10 minutes extra time for parking/traffic.
-If the patient no-shows their first new patient appointment, patient will need get a new referral from PCM.

Last Updated: 9/30/14

Approved By: Lt Col Candy Wilson

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