Dear Medicare Patient,
Thank you for sharing your health journey with me, and I look forward to continuing this journey in the future. However, as of July 1, 2013, I will be an opt-out Medicare provider. What this means is that you can continue to see me as a patient, but neither you nor I can bill Medicare for your visit. You will have to pay my usual fee of $220 for a 45-minute visit. Your lab work will continue to be billed as usual through Medicare, since Quest Laboratories is considered an “in-network lab”.
You will need to sign a contract on your next visit stating that you understand and agree to these terms and will not file the visit for reimbursement with Medicare.
If you have any further questions, feel free to contact the office for more details.
Kashmir Rai, M.D.
Please join us in listening to Dr. Martin give a brief overview of integrative medicine on December 1, 6:30-7:30PM at the downtown office of Magnolia Physical Therapy, 839 Spain St, NOLA 70117. There will be wine, cheese, and prizes! Please invite your friends, you never know who needs a new approach to health in their lives!
A special thanks to Magnolia Physical Therapy for hosting this event.
Come find out more about who we are and what we do, especially for those who are interested in becoming a patient. There will be food, fun, and door prizes!
Thursday, October 20
824 Elmwood Park Blvd, Downstairs Conference Room
Here’s a website with some really great recipe ideas, too many to copy and paste…let us know your favorites!
From Whole Foods Recipes, http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/2665
Not really gumbo, but sounds good for a weeknight meal.
This easy gumbo is packed with an assortment of colorful veggies.
This weeknight wonder is packed with veggies and beans. Top with crunchy croutons and grated Pecorino Romano cheese.
From Whole Foods Recipes, http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/2742
Here’s an oven-baked dish that’s an easy solution for busy weeknights. The recipe is a great example of how to affordably enjoy some of the best fish on Earth-wild-caught salmon from a Marine Stewardship Council certified-sustainable fishery. It also shows how a healthy portion of high-quality animal protein fits easily into a Health Starts Here menu plan. Serve with green beans alongside and dinner is done. If you’re not crazy about curry, substitute dried dill for the curry powder, though your rice won’t be quite as “sunny.”
From Whole Foods Recipes, http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipes/3039
Chuck blade steak is very thinly sliced for this soup, then cooked by the heat of boiling spiced broth poured over it.
A weight loss program engineered to be as effortless as possible.
Over the past few months, our very own Dr. Rai has been asked numerous times about how she is once again looking so thin and energetic. Below is an open letter to the For Better Health web audience, written by Dr. Rai in response to these requests.