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 and may be able to bill other OHP, Care Oregon and Health Share of Oregon insurance plans. If you have any type of Medicaid insurance plan, please consult with us first, as we may be able to accept and bill your insurance even when we are out-of-network.
We also accept Pacific Source, HealthNet, United Healthcare, Aetna, Providence Regence, Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Moda Health insurances. Please call or send an email to our office to check you we are in-network with 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 with our clinic.
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, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Moda Health, and are able to bill out-of-network most Medicaid insurances (Care Oregon, Oregon Health Share, OHP).
Deductibles are amounts you have to pay toward your visits with a healthcare provider before the insurance company will pay. Many health insurance plans have deductibles. If you have a deductible, it will be due at the time of service. Please check with your insurance if you are not sure.
Pre-authorizations are most often used for complex imaging, procedures and some prescriptions.
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.