F.A.Q

What are your hours?

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

Where are you located?

231 Midland Park Shelbyville, KY 40065

Are you "Vaccine Friendly"?

Yes. Dr. White believes that parents should be responsible for choosing what vaccines, if any, their children should receive. However, Dr. does recommend vaccinations as recommended by the CDC.

Will you see my children if we choose not to vaccinate?

Yes. However, we do believe that regular well child care is important even if you choose not to vaccinate, and all checkups are required. More more information, click the "Vaccines" tap in the navigation bar.

Where do we get our vaccines?

We are able to give vaccines in our office for most families with private insurance. However, we must refer state (Wellcare, passport, Medicaid) run insurance patients to their local health department since it is run the the federal "Vaccines for Children" program.

Do you accept my insurance?

A list of the insurance plans we accept can be found on the "New Patients" page of our website.

Do you take medicaid?

There are many Medicaid plans. The only medicaid provider our office is signed up with currently is the "Passport Health Plan".

Will Dr. White see me at the hospital?

Becasue Dr. White is our only physician & in such high demand, she is unable to see newborns in the hospital. The pediatricians on staff at the hospital will do the initial evaluation. That information is sent to Dr. White at our office for review. We will see your child within the first couple days of you being home following discharge.

Will Dr. White Sign a religious exemption?

No. Religious exemptions for vaccinations can be obtained and signed at your local health department.

Can we come in and meet Dr. White before we make an appointment?

Due to the fact that Dr. White is our only physician, we are currently unable to schdeule "meet & greet" appointments.

Do you schedule prenatal visits?

Due to the fact that Dr. White is our only physician, we are currently unable to schdeule prenatal appointments.

If I don't have insurance, can I still be seen at your office? How much does it cost to pay out of pocket?

Yes. Insurance is not required to be a patient in our practice. However, if you are paying out of pocket we do ask that you pay for your visit the day you are seen. Typically, depending on presenting problem and/or time spent discussing diagnosis and treatment, a "Sick Visit" or "Office Visit" can run anywhere between $75-200. A "Well Check" or "Preventative Care" Checkup can run between $100-150. These are the base prices, and do not account for any extra labs, tests, or immunizations that are done at the time of visit.

Is the a cash discount for uninsured patients?

Yes. If you pay for your appointment in full at the time of your appointment, there is a 20% discount to the entirety of the bill. However if you do not pay anything at the time of your appointmet and opt to wait for the bill, or you only pay a portion of your bill at the time of appointment, you will be responsible for the full price, and not receive the 20% discount.

How long has Dr. White been in practice?

Dr. White has been in private practice for over 20 years.

Does Dr. White have any children?

Dr. White is the mother of 7 children (so far) through both birth and adoption.

What is your parenting philosophy?

Long after becoming a mom, I discovered there was a name for how I tended to parent... Who knew?? Our parenting philosophy is best described as "Attachment Parenting". However, I believe style of parenting is best tailored to meet each child's inique needs as we strive to train both hearts & minds. -Dr. White

How do you schedule a newborn visit?

The hospital will ask you the name of your child's pediatrician so that their newborn information may be sent to us for Dr. White to review. Once you have been discharged, give us a call. We will have some general questions for you, & then schedule an appointment for you within the first few days of you coming home from the hospital.

How long will you see my children?

From birth through 18 years old.

What is a PA (Physicians Assistant)?

A PA is a nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional. PAs practice medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers. They practice and prescribe medication in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories and the uniformed services. Find out more here: https://www.aapa.org/What-is-a-PA/