Insurances Accepted and Billing

At Houston Thyroid and Endocrine we will see all patients.  We have competitive cash rates for our uninsured patients and out-of-network patients The patient is responsible for ensuring proper insurance coverage. Prior to an appointment all patients should receive a message from the office verifying insurance coverage and amounts that will be owed a time of visit. 


As of 4/21/2017 we no longer accept BCBS HMO Blue Advantage. 

List of Insurances for which we are in-network:

Aetna^^  (no "QHP" marketplace plans)

American life Insurance company

Assurant Health

Blue Cross Blue Shield&&   

CHIP/ Texas Medicaid (pediatric only)


CIGNA OAP- St. Luke's Employees 

Coastal Comp Workers Comp   


Community Health Choice/CHIP/STAR (pedi only)^

Coventry First Health

Coventry Advantage

Beech Street, Viant Network 

USA Mgd Care Org     

Evolutions Healthcare Systems PPO      

Galaxy Health Network


Great West- Cigna

Group & Pension Administrators         

HealthCare Highways                           


Independent Medical Systems

Integrated Health Plan PPO   

Interplan Health Group

Medcorp Southwest 


Medicaid (pediatric only)^


Methodist hospital system employees

MHMD (Memorial Hermann plans)

Multiplan PPO/EPO

NPPN/PlanCare America 


Private Healthcare Systems PPO

Provider Select

Texas True Choice

TMH Custom Network

Tricare Standard (not Prime)


United Healthcare ^^^(no "QHP" marketplace plans )

USA Mgd Care Org

Walmart Memorial Hermann Accountable Care Plan











 If you would like to be a patient of our practice but do not have medical insurance we have reasonable rates which you can request via phone. If we do not participate with your insurance carrier our charges will apply as out-of-network coverage. HMO insured patients are not accepted. 
*** We are not enrolled with Medicaid and therefore cannot see any ADULT medicaid patients. 
&& We are not enrolled with BCBS HealthSelect of Texas (Group number 038000). And we do accept BCBS Blue Advantage
^NOTE: We do not accept Medicaid of any kind unless for pediatric patients age 18 or younger. This includes the HMO plans Molina, CHIP, STAR, Community Health Choice, Starmark, Texas Star Plus, or Amerigroup. By law we cannot accept Adult patients that have Medicaid as a primary or secondary insurance. 
^^ We are in-network with all Aetna products except for those with the mark "QHP" (Marketplace/Health Exchange/Obamacare) on the insurance card
^^^ We are in-network with all United products except for those obtained via Marketplace/Health Exchange/Obamacare


Updated 11-6-2018