Athens Orthopedic Clinic


Q: Can I go to any office to see any provider?

A: AOC has 17 doctors who are all sub-specialized, however each doctor sees patients at different offices. AOC’s main office is located in Athens, and we offer 8 outreach locations for your convenience. Please reference our Locations page for more information.

Q: Do I need a referral to see a provider?

A: You only need a referral if your insurance requires that you have one before seeing a specialist.

Q: What insurances do you take?

Athens Orthopedic Health Plans 2015

  • Aetna
  • Athens Area Health Plan Select
  • AGL Resources
  • Arcadian/South East Community Care
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care Improvement Plus
  • Choice Network
  • Cigna
  • Companion P&C
  • Coventry/First Health
  • 1st Medical Network/Ga 1st
  • Genex
  • Great West (PPO)
  • Gw-One Health Plan (POS/HMO)
  • Humana
  • Ingenix
  • Intergrated Health Plan
  • Life of South TPA
  • Mail Handlers
  • Med Risk
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MSC Care Management
  • Multi-Plan
  • PHCS
  • Prime Health
  • Tricare Champus/Tricare For Life/Standard
  • United Healthcare

*Medicare Advantage Plans*

Medicare Advantage plans that pay per Medicare guidelines are accepted at AOC, however, any Advantage Plans that do not pay per Medicare guidelines are considered Out of Network


We do not file Medicaid except for instances where it is secondary to Medicare

*Work Comp*

Insurances vary. Please contact Jennifer Herring

*Out of Network Insurances*

  • Humana HMO
  • Amerigroup, Wellcare, Peachstate
  • Humana One
  • Kaiser (Exception: Multiplan and PHCS based plans)
  • BCBS Pathway
  • Cigna Local Plus
  • Coventry One HIX Network
  • Ambetter

*Insurances that Require Referral*-Prior to Being Seen

  • UHC Compass
  • UHC Navigate
  • Cigna Healthsprings
  • VA(Veteran’s Administration)
  •  Tricare Prime
  • United Healthcare Student Resources
  • Cigna HMO

If you have questions regarding insurance please call 706-549-1663 ext. 2803

Q: How do I make an appointment?

A: Please click here to request an appointment or call our office at 706.549.1663.

Q: How do I get a prescription refill?

A: If you need a prescription refilled, please call your pharmacy. For drugs requiring a written prescription, please call 706.549.1663 and ask to speak with your doctor’s nurse.

Q: How can I get copies of my records?

A: For medical records and disability/FMLA, please call 706.549.1663.  Please allow 10 days for processing.

Q: May I fax my Medical Records or Disability/FMLA Form to AOC?

A: Yes. The fax number for Medical Records is 706-354-0800.  The fax number for Disability/FMLA is 706-546-8792.