Prime Access for Health Plan Members

Prime Access for OSU Health Plan Members

Timely appointments for the care you need...


Prime Access allows Ohio State Health Plan members to schedule new healthcare provider appointments in a timely fashion, in most cases within two to three weeks (at select locations). When you're looking for a new doctor, let Prime Access go to work for you.

In order to access an appointment held for Health Plan members when you're looking for a new provider, simply call one of the telephone numbers below and let the scheduler know that you are a member. They will take it from there!

How long does it usually take to get in to see a new healthcare provider?


It typically takes four to six weeks to get in to see a healthcare provider as a new patient.

We think that’s too long, which is why we’ve developed Prime Access for our Health Plan members.

We can’t always promise two to three weeks (or sooner), but we’re doing everything we can to whittle down the wait time for our members.

Prime Access is about getting you—the OSU Health Plan member—in to see a new healthcare provider in a timely fashion

(in some locations, within two to three weeks, if not sooner)!

Questions?

Ohio State:

Call: 614.418.6260

Central Ohio Primary Care:

Call: 614.564.9678

OSU Health Plan Prime Access Participating Specialties

Primary Care (both General Internal Medicine and Family Medicine)

Call: 614.418.6310

You will not need a referral to see a specialist

Whether you need care for colds and flu, treatment of minor injuries, routine physical exams, health screenings or immunizations, continued care for chronic diseases like diabetes or heart disease, or referrals to specialized care, Ohio State primary care physicians can put you on the path to a healthier life.


For sick visits, same-day appointments are often available within a practice; a scheduler can help you secure that appointment as well.


Orthopedics

Call: 614.293.2663 (BONE)

You will not need a referral to see a specialist

From common to complex disorders of the hand, wrist, hips, knees, foot, ankle elbow and shoulder, if you’re experiencing debilitating pain or limited function, we can help.


The Ohio State University Medical Center Orthopedics Program is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the premiere sites in the country for orthopedic surgery.


Sports Medicine

Call: 614.293.3600

You will not need a referral to see a specialist

Our Sports Medicine team helps individuals get back to their favorite activities as quickly and as safely as possible.

In addition to injury recovery, nutritionists and psychologists work in tandem with our doctors to optimize health

Our board certified clinical specialists offer sport-specific programs for:

  • Golfers
  • Runners
  • Cyclists
  • Swimmers
  • Performing Artists to improve physical performance and prevent future injuries.

General and Colorectal Surgery

Call: 614.293.3230

You will not need a referral to see a specialist, but you will need documentation of the prescription from your provider.

Our experts evaluate surgical options for the treatment of diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including gastroesophageal reflux disease and gallbladder disease, general-surgery related disorders such as inguinal, paraesophageal and incisional hernia repair, and benign diseases and disorders of the colon and rectum.

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)

Call: 614.366.3687

You will need a referral to see a specialist

Our ear, nose and throat specialists diagnose and manage a broad range of diseases and disorders such as:

  • Allergies
  • Hearing loss
  • Sinusitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Sleep apnea and snoring
  • Voice and swallowing disorders
  • Head and neck infections
  • Head and neck non-cancerous and cancerous tumors
  • Facial trauma
  • Cosmetic and reconstructive surgery

The Ohio State University Medical Center ENT program is ranked 7th in the country by U.S. News & World Report.


Allergy and Immunology

Call: 614.366.3687

You will need a referral to see a specialist

The fellowship-trained allergy and immunology experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center test and diagnose a range of common and complex allergy conditions and offer the most advanced treatment options including a shot-free treatment called sublingual immunotherapy.

Visit us at our new sinus and allergy center conveniently located at the Ohio State Eye and Ear Institute, 915 Olentangy River Road, 4th floor.


The Ohio State University Medical Center ENT program is ranked 7th in the country by U.S. News & World Report.


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Call: 614.293.2076

You will not need a referral to see a specialist

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center prides itself on providing convenient, personalized and comprehensive care to women throughout their lifetimes.

Our team of nationally and internationally recognized experts provide a wide range of services including:

  • General obstetrics and midwifery care throughout pregnancy
  • High-risk pregnancy care/maternal fetal medicine (including diabetes in pregnancy)
  • General gynecology care
  • Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (including incontinence and prolapse)
  • Gynecologic oncology.

Neurology

Call: 614.293.4969

You will need a referral to see a specialist

At Ohio State’s Neurological Institute, we bring together neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and physical medical and rehabilitation specialists to offer unmatched medical expertise.

Patients come to the Department of Neurology at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center for treatments and services they cannot find elsewhere.

Our physicians diagnose and treat a wide range of rare and common neurological diseases. We focus on finding the causes of disease and injury, their progression, treatment and prevention.

Central Ohio Primary Care specialties include their Family Medicine and General Internal Medicine physicians.

Central Ohio Primary Care is part of the OSU Health Plan network

Primary Care: Family Medicine and General Internal Medicine

Call: 614.564.9678

Ask about the Ohio State at COPC office now accepting new patients:

Upper Arlington Preventative Care

1975 Guilford Rd, Upper Arlington

OH, 43221

 

As a partner of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and a provider to Your Plan for Health, we are helping the greatest university on earth promote better health and wellness – one plan member at a time.

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If you want to learn more about the Health Plan, we would love to hear your questions, comments, and suggestions.

If you want to learn more about the health plan we would love to hear your questions, comments and suggestions.

Contact Us

ADDRESS:

700 Ackerman Rd., Suite 440
Columbus, OH 43202

EMAIL:

info@osuhealthplan.com

PHONE:

614.292.4700
or 800.678.6269

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