Here, at Peach N Skin Portland Healthcare, we realize that access to good health care can be difficult.  Each year, patients seem to have fewer benefits and increasing out-of-pocket costs. There is a growing number of uninsured patients needing access to health care, therefore, we will make every effort to work with our patients by allowing them to use debit and credit cards for office visits and by giving discounts to prompt paying self paying cash patients.

 

We charge flat rates to all uninsured cash paying patients at the time of visit. These fees include the doctor's office visit fee and almost all services performed in our clinic. Examples of these services include minor surgeries and procedures performed by the physician. These fees, however, will NOT include laboratory tests when they are needed, i.e... rapid strep or mono tests, etc.. Anything that we have to refer you out of the clinic for is NOT included in these fees, for example x-rays, MRI scan, CT scan, etc...  Also, these fees do NOT cover additional laboratory charges if we have to send blood or other specimens to an outside lab to be tested. If you are insured we will contact your insurance company to check for your benefits. However, please note that, although we may provide a courtesy health benefit check for the patient, it is the patient the final responsibility to check for their health insurance benefits before making the appointment. 

 

Dr. Jaqueline Brockert is currently paneled with OHP open card, Pacific Source, HealthNet, United Healthcare, Aetna, Providence and Regence BC/BS and soon will be accepting Moda Health insurance. Please call or write an email to our office to see if we are covered under your insurance plan. If Dr. Jaqueline Brockert is not an in-network provider for your insurance plan, we may be able to bill your insurance as an out-of-network provider. Please check with your insurance company about your co-pays and deductibles before making your first appointment. If we are not able to accept your insurance we do accept self paying patients and offer sliding scale fees for payment made at the time of service. Please call us to check for prices and benefits if you do not have health insurance or are out-of-network.  

                                 Does your insurance company cover our services?

The best way to find out whether you are covered to see one of our providers is by contacting your health insurance company calling the phone number on your insurance card or by contacting us to do a benefit check for you.

Contracted Insurance Companies

Right now we are contracted with OHP open card, Pacific Source, United Healthcare, Aetna, HealthNet, Providence and Regence BC/BS and will soon be accepting Moda Health. Please check again in the next month  because we will be contracting with several other insurance companies. We may also be able to bill Health Share Oregon for you.

 

Deductibles

Deductibles are amounts you have to pay toward your visits with a healthcare provider before the insurance company will pay.

Pre-authorizations

Pre-authorizations are most often used for complex imaging, procedures and some prescriptions.

Prescription Drugs

Your insurance company may not necessarily pay for all prescriptions and only rarely pays for vitamins & supplements recommended by your healthcare provider. Contact your insurance company for details regarding your prescription coverage.

 

Health Savings Accounts

 

Health savings accounts can be used to pay for amounts your insurance company does not pay. Health savings accounts are made available by certain employers or can be set up by individuals privately with certain banks that provide a Health Saving Account service.

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