Center care providers, like most professionals, are busy people with jam-packed schedules. Some providers are booked for months out. Patients who skip appointments with Center care providers or specialists referred by the facility, regardless of the reason the appointment was missed, run the risk of not being seen again for months and receiving a warning letter. Those who repeatedly skip appointments may forfeit their right to future service at the Center. Missed appointments represent one of the most substantial drains on Center efforts to service the greatest number of patients possible.