Self-pay patients – Payment in full is due at the time of service.
Durable Medical Equipment– Our office will assist in determining coverage for Durable Medical Equipment (braces, splints, boots, walkers, and/or orthotics as needed. This means any and all procedures, treatments and care will be billed to you and your insurance. This does not guarantee payment by your insurance company. Any item not covered by insurance is deemed “patient responsibility.”
Insurance benefits – It is your responsibility to know your insurance benefits. Please contact your insurance company with any questions that you may have regarding coverage of podiatric services.
Copayments, Co-Insurances and Deductibles – All patient balances are due at the time of service. Patients with private insurance plans (non-Medicare/Medicaid) that include deductibles will need to pay at the time of service. If copays are required by your plan, payment at time of service will also be due. Northwest Foot and Ankle Center, PS reserves the right to refuse treatment if required payments are not made at the time of service. For your convenience, all major credit cards are accepted.
Non-Covered Charges – Please understand there may be some charges for our services which your insurance company considers non-covered and may be excluded from your policy. Accordingly, you will be responsible for these charges.
Returned checks – Any returned check is subject up to a $45.00 bank fee.
Past due accounts – We will send a statement to the mailing address you provide notifying you of any outstanding balances. If you do not respond to the first statement within 30 days of receipt and additional statements are mailed, a $10 re-billing fee will be added each month. If you are not able to pay your balance in full, you must contact out billing office to discuss a possible payment plan. If you then fail to make payments, your account may be referred to a professional collection agency and/or attorney and will be subject to a 35% fee.
Payment Methods – We accept personal checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, ApplePay, cash, and money orders.