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Outpatient psychiatry consultations are provided to physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners as a one-time only appointment, referred by a physician to a physician.
For this service, please call 207-662-2221.
A licensed physician supervises all staff, reviews each patient’s treatment, and may meet with each patient along with other clinical team members.
The Department of Psychiatry follows State and Federal HIPAA guidelines on confidentiality for behavioral health and chemical dependency services. Privacy practices are explained in the Notice of Health Information Privacy Practices.
No information about a patient’s treatment can be shared without that patient’s or guardian’s consent, except in a few circumstances explained in the Maine Medical Center Patient Care Partnership: Understanding, Expectations, Rights & Responsibilities booklet.
All MMC Psychiatry Outpatient Divisions follow the Rights of Recipients of Mental Health Services of the Maine Department of Behavioral and Developmental Services.
If clinics are closed/delayed or opening/closing early to for weather or other unforeseeable circumstances, our reminder-call system will send a message to scheduled patients with this information.
Our telephone message will also reflect any changes to clinic operating hours. Local television stations WMTW Channel 8 and WGME Channel 13 will also communicate any office closures or delays.
If you are unsure if the office is open, please call before coming to your appointment.
Upon your request, our Patient Accounts Office will provide you with a list of fees for the services you or your family member have received. For your convenience, we also provide Financial Counselors to help you determine how to pay your bills.
The patient or their legal representative is responsible for all fees incurred for treatment at Maine Medical Center. We must receive complete and accurate information in order to determine your financial obligation and to properly bill your insurer. Please notify us if you have a change in your insurance or other information at check-in.
Co-payments are due when you check in for your appointment. If you do not make three consecutive co-payments, the office staff will review your status with your provider before another appointment is made. You will receive a statement at the end of each month listing the charges for the services you received. Payments are due within 30 days of receipt of the bill, unless other arrangements have been made.