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Prepare for your visit by reviewing our policies, filling out paperwork, and reviewing insurance information here.

  • Billing

    Payment Options

    Payment is expected at the time of your visit. Payment in full is the responsibility of the patient. Please keep in mind that patients are responsible for deductibles, co-insurance, co-payments and services not covered by insurance. Cash, and credit cards are acceptable forms of payment at this office.

    Financial Policy

    We offer the following information to help you understand our financial policies and encourage you to ask us any questions relating to the services you may receive. Any members of our billing department will be glad to discuss payment arrangements with you or your responsible party. Ocean dermatology, PC participates with many insurance companies, including HMO, PPO, POS, and several local plans. It is your responsibility to make sure that we are participating with your health plan or that you have out-of network benefits. If we do not participate in your plan, payment in full is expected at each visit. We make every effort to verify your insurance coverage prior to your appointment, in order to notify you of your financial responsibility at the time of your appointment. In the event that your coverage cannot be verified prior to your appointment you will be responsible to pay for any services administered at the time you are seen.

    Ocean Dermatology, PC will file your insurance claim for you. Therefore, at the time you check-in, you will be asked to present your health insurance card so we may retain a copy for our records. If your policy requires, it will be your responsibility to make sure a referral from your primary care physician is obtained prior to your appointment. If you do not have a referral you may reschedule your appointment or contact your doctor from our office. However, you will not be seen until your referral has been received in our office.

    If your insurance company declines to cover the services provided or pays less than the actual cost, you will be responsible for any remaining balance that your coverage deems your responsibility. All copayments and deductibles are due at the time services are rendered. A $25 surcharge will be added to your account if your payment is not paid at the time of your appointment. If you pay by check and your bank returns your check you will be charged a $25 returned check fee and/or $35 fee for any payments written on a closed account.

  • Insurance

    We accept most traditional insurance plans. Please contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Qualifications for insurance coverage may differ due to the uniqueness of each procedure. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dermatologist.

    Ocean Dermatology participates with most major insurance plans. Our receptionists can provide you with a current list of insurance plans in which we participate. If you have health insurance, please bring your insurance information with you to all visits. For all insurance plans, patients are responsible for payment of the deductibles, co-insurance and co-payments . The payments are required at the time services are rendered. Patients are also responsible for obtaining any necessary referrals prior to their office visit. Patients that do not have a valid referral must pay for their office visit in full or reschedule their appointment.

    Insurance we accept: