|New Patient Visits
Our office sees primarily three types of patients:
Those that have been told by another doctor that they need
Those that have had surgery and are still in serious pain.
Those that have been disabled and unable to work for at least
At the time of the initial examination it is required that any
previous diagnostic tests performed including x-ray films, MRI films, CT scan
films, etc. are brought to the appointment for the doctor's review. If
these tests are not brought to the appointment it may be necessary to
reschedule the appointment.
Payment for Service
If you are uninsured or do not provide evidence of insurance, please be
prepared to pay at the time of service. If insured, you will be required to pay
any deductible or co-payment at the time of service.
Insurance and Health Plans
For your convenience, we will bill your insurance company and collect
payment. Any portion of the fee not covered by your insurance company will be
billed to you. You will receive monthly bills including the amount billed to
your insurance company, until the balance is paid.
Arrangements regarding your insurance plan and benefits to which your are
entitled are between you and your insurance carrier. Full payment of your bill
is your responsibility.
Listed below are PPO/HMO health plans we are contracted with:
Beech Street PPO
Beech Street Auto
Beech Street Workers� Compensation Program
Beech Street/Aetna Fed Med
Blue Cross of California
Choice Care PPO
First Health Network
Interplan Health Group
Multiplan/BCE Emergis PPO
Multiplan/BPS Healthcare PPO
Multiplan/Health Network PPO
Multiplan/United Payors & United Providers (Up & Up) PPO
Partnership Health Plan
Three Rivers PPO
Three Rivers Workers� Compensation Program
USA MCO PPO
USA MCO Workers Compensation Program
United Health Care
USA Managed Care Organization
List of HMO�s we are Contracted with thru Sutter Regional Medical Foundation,
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Healthnet Seniority Plus
List of Workers Compensation MPNs:
(BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD)
CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE NETWORKS, INC
CAMBRIDGE INTEGRATED SVCS.
FOCUS HEALTHCARE/CONCENTRA NETWORK SERVICES
HEALTH NET PPO
OCTAGON RISK SERVICES
TRISTAR MANAGED CARE
US DEPT. OF LABOR
ZURICH SERVICES CORP
Our office is a participating provider with Medicare. We will bill you for
your deductible and co-payments after Medicare pays. Please bring your card for
Medicare and any supplemental policies.
If your injury is work related it is necessary that your have full Worker's
Compensation claim information and prior authorization from the insurance
carrier before your office visit. We will need your:
carrier name and address
date of accident
Please have this information available when you call to set up
an initial consultation.
We will fill out your disability forms. In order to research the
required information and complete the form, we require a $15 processing fee and
five business days.