fREQUENTLY aSKED qUESTIONS

Insurance

Do you accept Medicare Insurance?

Medicare is accepted as long as the program guidelines are met. 

What are the Medicare Guidelines?

Unfortunately, not all patients (even those with diabetes) are eligible for Routine Foot Care.

Medicare Podiatry Information Sheet

Do you accept Medcaid Insurance?

We only accept Medicaid as a secondary. We do not accept Medicaid as primary coverage.

Do you accept Kaiser or Medstar Insurance?

Sorry, no. No HMO or managed care insurance is accepted.

Fees and Payments

What is the fee for a home visit?

When medicare guidelines are not met and/or the patient is not truly homebound, the charge to come out to the patient's residence starts at $100 and is based on distance and time. This does not include any podiatry services. This charge is just to come out to see the patient and evaluate them. Please contact the office for specific costs. 

What is the fee for foot care?

When medicare guidelines are not met, the charges are based on Fee for Service. The fee starts at $65. Additional costs for excessive nail and callus growth can be expected. 

How can I pay a bill?

At the time of the visit, payment can be made with cash, check or credit card.

If a statement is sent for any charges not covered by insurance, payment can be made by mail or electronically by clicking on the link: MAKE A PAYMENT

Prior to the visit

Can I fill out my forms prior to the visit?

Yes.

Please print and fill out the New Patient Form.

Print or read the HPPA Form  No need to print or sign as the signature on the NEW PATIENT FORM will suffice.

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