Billing Information

MEDICARE PATIENTS: Midwest accepts Medicare assignment. Medicare pays 80% of the allowable charge, you are responsible for the deductible and co-insurance amounts. Medicare has a $100.00 deductible every year starting January 1st. The co-insurance amount is 20% of the Medicare allowable. MEDICARE DOES NOT PAY FOR ROUTINE CARE OR SCREENING TESTS. YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR NON-COVERED SERVICES.

We file supplemental insurance claims for Medicare patients as a courtesy, we will file one claim with your supplement and wait 30 days for payment. At that time the claim will be pulled and the patient will be expected to pay the balance. In cases of financial hardship, arrangements can be made for regular monthly payments. Any follow-up with the insurance companies is the responsibility of the patient.

ALL PATIENTS: We bill insurance companies for your reimbursement as a courtesy for our patients. In cases of financial hardship, please make arrangements with our billing office prior to seeing the doctor. We will then wait 45 days for the insurance company to remit payment, if it is not pain within this time, you will need to contact your insurance company to expedite payment and make regular payments until such a time as the claim is paid in full.

WE WILL NOT FILE INSURANCE CLAIMS UNLESS WE HAVE A COPY OF YOUR INSURANCE CARD WITH THE COMPLETE ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER AND I.D. NUMBERS.

If you have insurance that we participate with, we will file your claims for our reimbursement, if we have not received payment from the insurance company within 45 days, it is then your responsibility to contact your insurance company to expedite payment. WE DO NOT FILE SUPPLEMENTAL CLAIMS UNLESS IT IS AN INSURANCE COMPANY THAT WE PARTICIPATE WITH.