Patients whose conditions are best managed through advanced infusion therapy appreciate the expert care and comfortable surroundings offered by Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates of Palm Beach’s practice-based centers. Our attractive practice-based infusion centers are staffed by registered nurses with infusion experience. We offer 3 convenient locations in which to receive treatment.
Patients who are referred for infusion will first see one of our physicians who will take a medical history and conduct any necessary preliminary investigations. ARAPB is one of the largest and most highly regarded rheumatology practices in the country. Our physicians have extensive knowledge and experience in the infusion of bisphosphonates and biologics for the treatment of for rheumatologic and inflammatory disorders.
All ARAPB offices have x-ray and other laboratory services to completely and conveniently meet patients’ needs. Our physicians and nurses are always on-site when patients receive their infusions.
There are a number of biologic drugs available. The right biologic drug for a particular patient depends on the disease being treated and multiple other factors, which are unique to each person’s case.
What are the biologics?
Biologics are drug therapies that are designed to prevent or treat diseases. Some conditions often treated with our infusion services include:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Crohn’s Disease
ARAPB infusion facilities are attractive and are designed to provide a relaxed and soothing environment. Our attentive nurses are committed to ensuring the well-being of all infusion patients.
To help make a sometimes lengthy appointment more comfortable, our three convenient locations feature:
- Beautifully designed spaces and a tranquil décor
- Comfortable recliners, and cozy blankets when needed
- Hospitality stations stocked with an assortment of snacks and beverages
- A variety of magazines and patient educational materials
Following the initial appointment with one of our physicians, our scheduling staff will then call you within four to six weeks to schedule your actual infusion appointment. This time allows us to verify insurance and disclose any costs that may be associated with the therapy that your physician has prescribed.
Our office staff will take care of all insurance company requirements for pre-authorization and/or referrals. This service provided by our experienced coordinators helps you to streamline the process. We will also file patients’ primary insurance claims.
Please see our Participating Insurance list.
Infusion services are available at all three of our convenient locations.