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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I make an appointment?
2. How do I reach the doctor in case of emergency?
3. Does Progressions take insurance?
4. When do I pay?


Progressions: DB Pediatrics will be closing its office as of June 6th, 2017.

Existing/Former Patients: (925) 279-3480
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2. How do I reach the doctor in case of emergency?
For all life threatening emergencies please dial 911.  For all other emergencies you may call your child's Pediatrician or Specialist Physician managing your child's medication.  Dr. Berman is available to respond to voice mail messages at 925-279-3480 or emails at bradmd@att.net. This is on Tuesday 9 am - 4 pm and Thursday 9 am - Noon. 
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3. Does Progressions take insurance?
No, Progressions does not participate in any insurance plan. Families pay at the time of service. A receipt is provided so that families may bill insurance companies for potential reimbursement. If the family may benefit, we suggest they contact their insurance company for instructions.
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4. When do I pay?
Payment for medical services are due at the time of service.
Payment of all account balances are due upon the receipt of services rendered.  There is a $30 fee for all checks written on insufficient funds. We do accept Mastercard and Visa credit cards.  If you must cancel or re-schedule an appointment, please let Dr. Berman know as early as you can. There is a $190 fee for all missed appointments not canceled 24 hours in advance. It is your responsibility to return or re-schedule the visit.
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These forms are available in pdf format.  After you have gone through the intake process, and your appointment is scheduled, please complete and send in all appropriate forms before your first appointment.  New Patient Packets include our Brochure, Parent Letter, Patient Registration, Financial Responsibility, Notice of Privacy Practices, Privacy Practices Acknowledgement, Authorization for Release/Exchange of Information and Records, Directions, Parent Questionnaire and for children who are in Kindergarten or above, please have the Teacher Questionnaire completed or for children in Preschool or Day Care, please have the Preschool questionnaire completed.

Informed Consent for Telemedicine
Parent Letter
Patient Registration  
Financial Policies and Responsibility
Notice of Privacy Practices
Privacy Practices Acknowledgement
Authorization for Release/Exchange of Information and Records
Parent Questionnaire
Teacher Questionnaire
Preschool Questionnaire

 Existing Patients may also complete:
Patient Information Update
SNAP IV Rating Scale
School Visit Approval Form

Progressions: Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
P.O. Box 126. 1839 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Phone (925) 279-3480 Fax (844) 874-5965