Frequently Asked Questions
What should I bring to my appointment?
Please bring the following items to each appointment:
• Health insurance card
• Photo ID (driver’s license)
• Mammogram films
• Referral, if needed (see below)
How do I get to the Breast Center at Saint Agnes?
For directions and maps, please visit our Maps and Directions page.
Where should I park?
Saint Agnes offers ample parking for our patients and visitors, including free valet service. For parking information, please visit our Maps and Directions page.
Do you accept my insurance?
Call your insurance company to confirm that the Cancer Institute at Saint Agnes participates with your plan before making your appointment.
Do I need a referral from my primary care physician before being seen?
Every plan is different, so check with your insurance company. Please allow time for your referrer to process the referral.
When is my copay due?
HMO and most PPO/EPO plans require us to collect copayment at the time of service. We accept cash, credit cards and checks.
Why do I need to update my health history every year?
Any changes or additions to your health history since your last mammogram can sometimes affect your diagnosis. Updating your health history keeps your physician aware.
What support services are available to me while I’m with the Breast Center or Cancer Institute at Saint Agnes?
Honoring our commitment to outstanding care of the whole person, Saint Agnes offers a variety of services for breast cancer patients and families. Visit our Support page for more information.
Whom do I contact if I have a question or emergency?
For all emergencies, call 911. For questions regarding your breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, contact our Certified Breast Health Nurse Navigator, Mary Ellen Bilenki
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