Insurances Accepted & Billing
At Houston Thyroid and Endocrine, we have competitive cash rates for our uninsured patients and out-of-network patients. The patient is responsible for knowing what is covered as a copay or deductible and ensuring proper insurance coverage.
List of Insurances for which we are In-Network
Aetna^^ (no "QHP" marketplace plans)
American life Insurance company
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-(Referral through insurance needed)
Community Health Choice (Marketplace only)^
Friday Health Plans
Great West- Cigna
Humana (no Humana Gold HMO plans)
Interplan Health Group
Methodist hospital system employees
Private Healthcare Systems PPO
Tricare Standard (not Prime)
United Healthcare ^^^(no "QHP" marketplace plans, no charter plans )
Walmart Memorial Hermann Accountable Care Plan
As of 4/21/2017 we no longer accept BCBS HMO Blue Advantage.
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.
*** We are not enrolled with Medicaid and therefore cannot see any ADULT medicaid patients.
^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
&& We are not enrolled with BCBS HealthSelect of Texas (Group number 038000), and we do accept BCBS Blue Advantage