Request an Appointment

To request an appointment with our clinical team or for more information on our solutions and services, please complete the form provided or call our office at 786.780.1188. Rezilir is open for all in-person visits, however as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we are offering all current and future patients the option of Telemedicine. Our dedicated Rezilir Health® staff will contact you as soon as possible. We look forward to welcoming you to our Rezilir family where Hope Is Happening.

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Frequently Asked Questions

As a new patient, what should I expect during the first appointment visit?

Becoming A Patient

The initial evaluation requires up to four (4) hours at the clinic for intake, testing and meeting with Dr. Tanio for a 3-hour deep-dive medical evaluation. To treat you and comply with Florida State Medical Board requirements, you will need to be seen in person at our clinic in Hollywood for the initial evaluation.

Step 1 – Registration: We collect the first appointment fee at the time of registration when scheduling your first appointment.

Step 2 – Pre-Appointment: You will be added to Rezilir Health’s Patient Portal (EMR) and be directed to complete extensive questionnaires and surveys. We also need you to provide your prior medical records and lab test results prior to your first appointment.

Step 3 – Physician Assessment: The initial evaluation with Dr. Tanio includes a thorough review of the timeline of your health symptoms, past medical history including family history, analysis of your current lifestyle / social history, physical exam, health goals and objectives, and explore possible suspected root causes. (3 Hours)

Step 4 – Recommendations: After your assessment, we will provide you with Dr. Tanio’s customized recommendations of what will be required to effectively address your health issues for you to review. This may include recommendations for additional diagnostics/testing and an initial treatment plan aimed at optimizing your quality of life and addressing potential underlying “root cause” factors contributing to your health condition. Here are the basic guidelines for being accepted as a patient at Rezilir Health:

1) You must agree to the treatment plan recommended by Dr. Tanio. That includes the ordering of lab tests, specialty labs, additional diagnostic testing supplements, medications, and treatment protocols.

2) For our out-of-town patients, Dr. Tanio can conduct follow-up appointments by phone but may need to see you in person every 3-4 months depending on the complexity of your health issues.

3) If recommended, you must be available to get advanced treatment at our clinic in Hollywood. For more complex patients, it could require 1-2 months of intensive care.

4) Due to the specialty care we provide our patients, Rezilir needs to oversee your treatment at our clinic, as this is too difficult to manage at a distance.

Step 5 – Treatment: Upon agreeing to the treatment plan, we will schedule the required appointments at Rezilir to begin your healing journey.


Can I be treated remotely? Do you offer Telemedicine?

Telemedicine is the use of technology to provide remote healthcare over the phone or by video conference. This makes it possible for clinicians to treat patients whenever needed and wherever the patient is, by using a computer or smartphone.

Rezilir Health offers telehealth appointments to patients across the US and around the world.

In order to treat you and comply with Florida State Medical Board requirements, you will need to be seen in person at our clinic in Hollywood for the first visit. After the initial appointment, we can conduct follow-up appointments by phone. In some cases, we can start the assessment by video but would need to see you at the clinic shortly thereafter.

  • Video Conference: Your appointment will occur by our HIPAA-compliant online video platform. When your appointment is scheduled, you will receive the meeting link and meeting ID code. A few minutes before your appointment, click on the meeting link and download the software to run the meeting. This will enable you to have an interactive, video experience with the doctor. Headsets with microphones are recommended for the online meeting for best audio quality using your computer / laptop.….
  • Telephone: If you do not have internet access, this will be conducted by telephone. Your clinician will call you on your phone to conduct the meeting. Please be available by phone at the scheduled time of your appointment.

Is your Telemedicine platform safe to use? Is it private and secure? As with all of your appointments, your remote sessions are completely private and confidential.

Our video conference platform is HIPAA-compliant. However, it’s important to note that not all video conferencing solutions are secure and may not comply with applicable state and federal regulations. Skype, Facetime and other video collaboration applications are generally not considered HIPAA compliant for clinical visits.

*  Please Note: Telemedicine does not constitute patient care via email due to the complexity of our patients and our promise to provide personal, individualized care.


Can you order necessary lab tests prior to being seen at your office so we have results during my first appointment?

We do not order any of the lab tests prior to seeing you at our office. The lab tests the physician orders are personalized for you and determined during your initial assessment. However, it’s important for you to provide any historical medical records or recent lab tests promptly so have your medical history during your first appointment.


Do I have to schedule a blood draw? How much will the lab tests cost?

Insights into the laboratory tests and biomarkers help elucidate and diagnose the patient’s specific pathophysiologic condition and helps to track improvement over time.  The initial round of diagnostic lab tests the physician orders for you will be determined during your assessment.

hyperbaric chamber RezilirThe labs and tests we order are customized per patient and can range $500 – $1500 – $3500 and even higher depending on your health issues. The tests ordered will be customized for you and include measures of inflammation, glucose metabolism, hormones, heavy metals, biotoxins, chronic inflammatory conditions, cytoprotection, and barrier leaks and extensive genetic testing.

Given the nature of our specialized diagnostic testing we prefer to draw labs on-site whenever possible as that leads to more accurate and timely data. However, Rezilir is unable to guarantee insurance coverage for the lab tests we order.

Labs eligible for insurance can be drawn and billed by Rezilir OR you can go through your insurance and have them drawn at a draw station such as LabCorp or Quest. LabCorp and Quest can run insurance checks at their draw stations.

For the specialty labs not eligible for insurance, Rezilir will run the blood draw on-site, and bill you for those tests. The laboratory results can take up to 3-4 weeks given the specialized nature of some of the genetic and inflammatory testing. You will receive all final lab results and be guided through their interpretation at your follow-up visit with the physician.

The lab draw can done through a local phlebotomy service scheduled at your home.


Do you accept insurance, Care Credit, or offer any payment plans?

We do not accept or bill your insurance company, and do not participate as an in-network provider for any health insurance plans including Medicare. However, we do accept Care Credit. 

We accept payment by credit card, Care Credit (in person), cash or check, and payment is due at the time of service.

We have opted out of Medicare, but our physicians can order labs and other tests that may be covered according to Medicare policy that you can have completed at an outside draw station. We cannot guarantee that our services will be reimbursed by your insurance, and strongly recommend that you call your insurance company to learn specifics about your out-of-network coverage.

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Rezilir has no participation in this above-mentioned process. Should you have out-of-network coverage, we can provide you with a “superbill” invoice after your appointment that includes a detailed record of the care you received and applicable health insurance diagnostic and procedure codes that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement (except for Medicare). Please note that not all of our services (including testing and treatments) will have applicable insurance codes.

Rezilir Health does not participate in any health savings plans. Health savings accounts (HSAs), health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), and flexible spending accounts (FSAs) can all help you pay for qualified expenses related to your health care, which frequently include things like deductibles, copays/coinsurance, and prescription costs.

If you are issued a debit card to pay your expenses, then Rezilir can accept payment using their card if it operates like a MC or VISA credit card.  We can’t guarantee coverage and reimbursement and we recommend that you check with your plan guidelines for details.

Contact us for more information.


Do you use an electronic health record and patient portal?

We have a HIPAA compliant and secure electronic health record. We communicate with patients through our secure patient portal. The patient portal is designed to facilitate communications with patients on logistical and operational issues. If clinical issues are brought up in the portal, we will triage them through the nurse and arrange for a visit with the physician if appropriate. If patients desire clinical care through the portal, we will bill them for the time incurred.


How long will my treatment last?

We care about getting results – to accomplish this we are a commitment practice. We want our patients to be committed to their health and our clinical team will be committed to supporting them. 

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Our patients need to commit to a healthy lifestyle which often requires significant behavior change – we cannot get effective results without patients adopting a healthy lifestyle with appropriate adjustments to their genetics and their individual situation.

In today’s environment, it is often difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. We are committed to helping you in any way possible. Addressing the pillars of health – food, movement, sleep, stress, and detoxification are critical parts of healing.

We expect that our patients will want to invest in their health and will do the work necessary to achieve excellent results. But we recognize that change isn’t always easy. It is for this reason that our patients need to meet with other members of our clinical team.


How often will you want to see me?

Ongoing follow-up appointments are 30-60 minutes in duration. The frequency of these appointments is based on your individual needs. We are happy to provide patient care in person, via telephone, through our patient portal, and through video conferencing.


I have a lawyer and am involved in a lawsuit. Will Dr. Tanio testify in court on my behalf?

If you are currently involved in, or planning to pursue a legal case related to your health, we cannot take you on as a patient as Dr. Tanio and his clinical team aren’t available to testify on your behalf by deposition or testifying in court. This includes any lawsuit related to your health whether it be your landlord, employer, or other entity.  If you have any concerns or questions about this policy, please call the office.


I have Medicare. Will your clinical services be covered or reimbursed by Medicare?

Our physicians have opted-out and do not participate in Medicare, so all of the professional services will not be covered or reimbursed by Medicare. If you have Medicare, you will need to sign a document acknowledging that Rezilir does not participate in Medicare.

However, our physicians are listed with Medicare for the ordering of laboratory and diagnostic tests so we can order these for you if you have Medicare. In order for Medicare to cover these tests, they need to be directly performed and billed by a Medicare participating lab or imaging entity and need to be approved by Medicare as being medically necessary.


What are your office hours? Are you available after hours or weekends? What if I have an “emergency?”

We are not an on-call practice. Rezilir is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and we are not available for after-hours inquiries.

We are not an urgent care medical practice and cannot provide these services to our patients.

If you are experiencing a life-threatening medical emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.


What is a “team” approach to treatment at Rezilir? Do I have to see all members of the clinical team?

Care needs to be team-based. To make care affordable and effective, we have a team-based approach to care.

Physician’s role – Responsible for overall care and decision making on customization.

Nurse Practitioner – Responsible for day to daycare and ready access to clinical decision making as needed

Integrative Nurse Coach – Responsible for coaching you through powerful lifestyle changes that will greatly impact your health.

Nutritionist – Responsible for detailed education and help through the dietary changes you need to make.

Herbalist– Provides herbal medicine therapies to help treat many of the root causes of brain issues like chronic infections, sleep problems, and gut/digestive issues to name a few.

Dr. Tanio oversees the clinical team at Rezilir, and together we are focused on helping you reverse chronic conditions.


What is an IEP? What are the environmental services that you offer?

For our Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) patients who are dealing with mold exposure at home or work, managing the environment and getting away from immediate biotoxin exposure is the biggest challenge patients face. Because this is a crucial part of your treatment, Rezilir Health offers home mold testing with our certified environmentalist, Justin Seay.

We use high-tech, non-destructive instruments to identify indoor air quality problems for building occupants around Florida. After the test results from your home inspection are received, we will review the final report with you that includes photos, assessor impressions, test results, and recommendations as to what needs to be done to make the home safe. Call to schedule with our Environmental Specialists today!


What is Your Cancellation Policy?

We require 48 hours notice in the event you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment to avoid being charged a late cancellation fee. Cancellations are accepted business days from Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We exclude evenings and weekends when our offices are closed.

Any cancellation or reschedule requests that come in after business hours will be handled on the next business day we are open. If a holiday occurs during the normal cancellation period, this schedule adjusts as one day later than stated depending on when the holiday occurs.

If severe weather or a natural disaster makes it difficult or unsafe to travel, the appointment may be delayed or cancelled without penalty.


What symptoms and medical conditions do you treat?

From cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer’s, alongside autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease, our team invests in a collaborative treatment approach.


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