Insurance & Billing
Here are West Gastroenterology Medical Group, our goal is to provide the best care available through the understanding of our patient’s needs for service regardless of race, religion, or economic background. Through our physicians and billing department, we will do our best to provide you with the knowledge of our services and the financial arrangements for the medical care provided. We are committed to providing the best quality care while understanding the need to limit services to only those that are necessary.
It is the patient’s responsibility to provide complete and accurate billing and information to our staff. West Gastroenterology works with many insurance providers and insurance plans. Our billing department will file the appropriate reimbursement claims in an efficient and effective manner.
Deductibles and co-payments will be the patient’s responsibility at the time of his/her visit. Any non-payment fees not covered by the insurance provider will be the patient’s financial responsibility. Patients will receive a bill for their balance with the appropriate adjustments and is due upon receiving the bill. If you need to make payment arrangements, please contact our billing department to aid you in your situation.
Our physicians are participating Medicare/Medi-Cal physicians and do accept Medicare claims. Any deductible, co-payment or portion not paid by the insurance provider is the patient’s responsibility. The same concept applies for HMOs and PPOs. It is the patient’s responsibility to understand the specific rules and regulatios of his/her policy (i.e. referral requirements, pre-certification, limits on charges, specific location/physicians to use).
The West Gastroenterology Medical Group participates with the following insurance plans and health insurance companies. Insurances are constantly changing and it is recommended that you stay up to date with your specific coverage and plans. When calling in for an appointment, be sure to provide your current insurance plan and policy number.
Los Angeles Location
Long Beach Location
Thousand Oaks Location