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The Franklin Clinic Welcomes New Patients

The Franklin Clinic is here to serve the growing Kerrville community, as well as the surrounding areas. For your convenience, we encourage new patients to download, print and complete the forms prior to your first visit .  This will allow us to personalize your healthcare. You may also find our Franklin Clinic FAQs  helpful.

The Franklin Clinic accepts most insurance plans. If you have no insurance or an HMO or other managed-care plan, please give us a call at 830-792-5800  and have your insurance information available.


We believe quality health care should be affordable for everyone. 

(Urgent Care Walk-ins welcome Monday - Saturday)

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Patient Portal

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A patient portal is a secure online website that gives patients convenient 24-hour access to personal health information from anywhere with an Internet connection.

  • Send and receive secure messages. This is an efficient way of communicating and allows patients to ask questions between appointments.


  • Receive important information, such as clinical summaries, or educational materials through the patient portal.


  • Mobile access is easy. Access the portal via smart phones or tablets. Available in App Store and Google Play Store


  • 24/7 Access to lab results and immunization records. 


  • View patient balance and make payments.

If you would like to set up your patient portal contact our office or ask about it at your next appointment. 



DOT EXAM

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A DOT physical is a specific physical examination performed by a DOT Certified Medical Examiner. The standards are set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as minimums requirements for safety-dependent occupations in the over-the-road transportation industry.

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What do DOT Physicals involve?

  While a DOT physical does not include a fitness test or a drug test (both of these are at the employer’s discretion within legal limits), a physical exam is performed. In addition, the standardized or physical exam to look for underlying or newly developed health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or high blood pressure. Your DOT physical also includes the following tests:

· Vision 

(20/40 Left Eye, 20/40 Right Eye, 20/40 Both eyes with or without corrective lenses) 

· Urinalysis  

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Items to bring with you

  

Drivers with any sort of medical problem, current or suspected, are strongly advised to bring all information with them at the time of the initial visit to the DOT Medical Examiner. This will avoid unnecessary delays and additional expense for the driver. 

· Patient Section Completed on the Medical Examiner forms (see link below) 

· A List of any Medications Taken

· Corrective lenses

· A Letter from Your PCP Regarding Control of any 

· Diabetes, with most recent HgbA1C 

· High Blood Pressure

· CPAP Compliance Report for obstruction sleep apnea 

· Other Chronic Condition 

· Valid State Issued Identification such as a Driver’s License

All actions that occur with a DOT physical exam encounter must be recorded and reported to DOT/FMCSA. Physical exams may be marked as incomplete while awaiting further information from a driver’s primary care provider or specialist or be rescheduled for a later date. 

FAQs Medical Requirements https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/faq/Medical-Requirements

Medical Examination Forms (Complete patient section of the dot forms and bring to your appointment)