Billing and Insurance

Contracted Insurances:

For Medical visits, as a courtesy to our patients, we will bill your insurance company on your behalf. We recommend that you review your specific insurance plan for co-pay, deductible and other benefit information prior to your office visit. The insurance plans we accept are listed below. This list updated continually; however, please call the Front Office (619-542-0013) for updates or changes prior your visit.

Please bring your insurance card and prior authorization information with you to your appointment.

You may be responsible for the following charges at the time of your office visit:

  • Annual insurance deductible
  • Coinsurance amounts (due at time of check-in)
  • Charges for services and supplies that are not covered by your insurance plan
  • Any services denied by insurance
  • Cosmetic services

Insurance Plans Currently Accepted:

PPO Plans:

  • AARP
  • Aetna Global
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna PPO / POS
  • Beech Street
  • Ben-e-lect
  • Blue Cross of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California PPO, Covered California
  • Cigna Global
  • Cigna PPO
  • Christian Brothers PHCS
  • First Health Network
  • G E H A
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Hartford Life Insurance
  • HealthComp
  • Health Net PPO
  • Mail Handlers
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems)
  • Prime Health Services
  • Travelers
  • U F C W
  • U M R
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage PPO

Government Insurance Plans:

  • Medicare
  • Tricare United Healthcare
  • Tricare For Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Standard

HMO Plans Under Scripps Health Plan Services (SHPS):

  • AARP Medicare
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
  • Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Care1st Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna HMO
  • Health Net Select HMO
  • SCAN Medicare Advantage
  • Seniority Plus Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare HMO

Cosmetic services are not billable to insurance.

For non-insurance visits, payment for cosmetic and non-cosmetic services are due in full at the time of your office visit.

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, CareCredit, cash and checks for payment.

Insufficient funds (bounced check) policy: patient will be billed amount due plus $30 per occurrence.

Missed appointments will be billed $25.00, not applicable if cancellation 24 hours in advance.