Benefits and Eligibility
We know understanding healthcare coverage can be challenging. Most Medicare replacement and HMO insurance plans require a referral to see a specialist. Contact your Primary Care Provider to assist you in obtaining the proper referral to avoid delay and to ensure your visit and any procedures or surgical care will be covered.
We also recommend that you call the toll free customer service number on your insurance card to ensure that the physicians at Cornerstone Orthopaedics are in-network or are preferred providers under your specific healthcare plan, or that you have out-of-network benefits. Although we will make every effort to verify your coverage prior to your appointment, we cannot guarantee coverage of services by your insurance company. Please note: You are ultimately responsible for payment for all services that are not covered by your insurance plan.
We request payment or co-payment for office services at the time they are rendered. Please remember to bring your insurance ID cards, your co-payment, and a written physician referral, if one is required by your insurance company, to all visits and inform us of any changes to your insurance coverage or address.
If you are a self-pay patient (if you plan to pay without the use of insurance) or if you do not have your insurance card at the time of registration, we will require a minimum fee of $200.00 towards your anticipated services. Additional fees may be assessed at the time of check-out.
We accept all major credit cards, checks, and money orders.