Outpatient referrals and physician phone consultations
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Physician Phone Consultation
Need to discuss a complex or unusual outpatient case? Contact us directly. We can facilitate communication between physicians and one of our specialists. Should your patient require a referral to one of our specialty services following the consultation, our staff will initiate the referral process.
Other Important Information
General information,questions and help completing your referral request:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1 (800) 4-UCDAVIS
1 (800) 482-3284
choose option #2
Fax (916) 703-6048
If you need to refer your patient to one of our specialty services, we will coordinate your referral request with the appropriate specialty service and provide you with information as to the status and outcome of your referral request. To start the referral process, please use our referral request kit (pdf)
Request a referral or consultation
To inititate a referral on behalf of your patient, please complete our referral request kit (pdf) and submit to our Physician Referral Center via fax to (916) 703-6048. For physician to physician phone consults please contact us directly.
Please allow up to 48 hours for processing of your referral. Please be advised incomplete information or need for clarification may delay the process.
Checklist for non-urgent referrals
Prior to submitting a referral, please complete the following:
- Obtain insurance plan authorization
- Confirm patient name and name on insurance card(s)
- Obtain copy of most up-to-date insurance card(s)
Please submit the following with your referral request:
- Completed UC Davis referral intake form (pdf)
- Recent/relevant clinical notes/test results
(health history, physical, MRI/Ct/X-ray results, etc.)
- Proof of insurance
- Authorization information with CPT code details and approved visits.
Find a copy of the referral checklist here (pdf)
Clinics listed below should be contacted directly to initiate a referral:
|Cancer Center (Adult and Pediatric)||(916) 703-5210|
|PM&R Therapies||(916) 734-6700|
Check the status of your referral
To check the status of your referral, please conract the specialty care service directly.
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