you have health insurance, the federal
$695/adult or 2.5% of your income
(whichever is more) in 2016 will be $aved.
INSURANCE ACCEPTED AND OTHER HEALTH PLANS
can still be patient here.
If you have
other insurance, just submit your receipt of
payment directly to them.
See Fee Schedule.
AND TREATMENT FEES
have changed to a new system based upon TIME to
create more value for you.
30 MINUTES $80
10 MINUTES THEREAFTER $20
20 MINUTES $40
10 MINUTES THEREAFTER $10
Full payment is due at the time of
you are an established patient (return visit),
there is a significant discount.
EXAMINATION (I-693 FORM) FEES
initial visit + test fees + vaccination fees
tests and/or vaccines done here, follow
up visit fee waived)
initial visit + test fees + vaccination fees
(if tests and/or vaccines done here,
follow up visit fee waived)
for adult: Tuberculosis, Syphilis,
Gonorrhea (see below)
for adult: TDaP, MMR, +/-Varicella (see
fees are on par with the community. Remember your most valuable asset... YOU!
DRAW + VACCINE + FORM FEES
draws, non-routine vaccines, and forms are
seldom paid for by health insurances.
Payment will be requested prior to these
services. Payments subsequently paid for
by the insurance company of <$15 will be
credited back to your account (unless otherwise
requested) and >=$15 will be fully refunded
back to you. Most
health plans will pay for routine vaccinations
and laboratory testing.
Tetanus acellular Pertussis - Child
Diptheria acellular Pertussis - Adult
Influenza type B
A - Adult
A - Child
B - Adult
B - Child
Skin Test (TST, PPD includes 1 follow
these fees are not affordable, Downtown
Family Health Center is a medical clinic
(partially subsidized with government funding)
which offers lower cost or free care to all,
including the homeless. You may call
619.515.2525 for details.
ARE TRANSPARENT AND FAIR WITH OUR FINANCIAL
IS NOT A VERIFICATION OF COVERAGE
insurances may not fully cover all services such
as blood draws and non-routine vaccinations.
We offer these to our patients and bill their
health insurance as a courtesy. Please
check with your health plan regarding
Responsibilities (accessible on their website)
including co-payments, co-insurance, and
deductibles for Sick Visit, Wellness Visit
(check up), and Tests. Most
of our services are covered by most insurance
recent health care reform, preventive services
are increasingly covered.
OF IDENTITY + INSURANCE
(passport if you
are here for Immigration Examination) and HEALTH
If you are not
prepared with this, payment in full is required
prior to the visit. Incomplete, inaccurate,
or late insurance information will be charged
Late Information processing
fees; if proper information is received:>1
month $40, 1-4 weeks $30, <1 week $20, <24
check-in here 15 minutes prior to your first
appointment. You are
responsible for updating us with any changes in
address, phone #, or insurance.
Examination patients, please bring your current
passport or employment authorization cards and any previous (childhood)
vaccination records if you have them; if you
don't have them it is alright. You do not
need to bring the I-693 form because we have an
OF INSURANCE OR PCP WITH MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS
see Patient Qualifications here.
Care health plans such as HMOs require that
you designate a Primary Care Provider (PCP) in
an affiliated medical group. Our PCP is
Sunita Shailam in Mercy Physicians Medical Group
(MPMG). If you have had a previous PCP,
call your insurance to switch back to that
person to preserve your continuity of care. If you would like to see
us and meet Qualifications listed here,
your health plan and this will be effective
the first of the NEXT month and may take another
month to show up on the MPMG website.
you have a managed care health plan are are not
active on the Mercy Physicians Medical Group (MPMG)
website yet, based upon previous experience, you may have problems with payment
of your claim. Your 3 options are to:
1. Choose another PCP (call 619.543.8800 x 0 or
your health plan to do so).
2. Pay in full upfront.. If your health plan reimburses for
the services, you
will be refunded.
3. Call MPMG at
619.543.8800 x 0 to request website activation
then call MPMG back until you receive
confirmation. If not confirmed, ask your
health plan to call MPMG.
For our established patients,
every time you change insurance, verify your PCP
as soon as you receive your insurance card
so you will have access when you need us.
plans are NOT managed care health plans and do not need to
officially designate a PCP to be treated here.
co-payments and balances are due prior to the
visit and unknown co-payments and balances are
due when the amount is known. Certain
co-payments and balances may not be known at the
time of service if there is a variable
co-payment or if there is a deductible.
Master Card, Visa, and Discover are accepted.
current health insurance information and
government-issued photo identification to each
appointment for your identity protection.
You can securely pay your bill HERE.
YOUR MEDICAL BILL
is a helpful article.
contact us if you have any complaints or
doctor does not accept any gifts in
order to avoid conflicts of interest.
a refund is owed, we will refund your credit
card. Since we do not keep your credit
card information on file, you have the option of
coming in with your card or providing this
information to us over the phone. The refund
generally posts to your account within 72 hours.
clients who meet our Patient Qualifications (see
PEOPLE tab), your referral is appreciated.
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