Insurance Information – Medical Conditions
Our practice accepts the following insurance plans for the evaluation and treatment of medical conditions.
Blue Cross Blue Shield
GHI Emblem Health
NYS Empire Plan
Please call (917) 522-1825 for insurance verification and to learn more about which physicians take new patients for each insurance plan.
Payment for any deductibles and co-payments is due at the time of service. Health insurance plans do not cover procedures that are not medically necessary, which includes all cosmetic procedures.
Securing referrals is the responsibility of the patient. If a claim is denied due to an invalid, incorrect, or missing referral, the patient is responsible for the cost of the visit.
Insurance plans vary on their coverage and may provide only partial reimbursement of our fees. It is important to understand what your insurance plan is. If we do not participate with your insurance plan but your plan has “out of network” benefits, we are happy to provide the necessary documentation for submitting an “out of network” claim. If we do not participate with your plan, you will responsible for full payment at the time of service.
What to Bring
For all patients at each visit, please bring your photo ID and insurance card.
For New Patients – Cosmetic Consultation
If you are interested in receiving treatment the same day as your one-on-one consultation, please let us know when scheduling the appointment. We will make every effort to accommodate your busy schedule.
The fee for new patient cosmetic consultation is $250, which is fully credited towards your cosmetic treatment performed within 30 days of the consultation.
Before Your Visit
With any medical grade cosmetic treatment, we want to ensure you have the best experience. This is achieved by preparing with simple tips to prepare for the procedure.
With any light or laser treatment, avoid a suntan or sunburn.
Drink adequate amounts of water prior to the appointment.
Avoid alcohol three days before your treatment.
If medically approved, avoid Aspirin, Ibuprofen, vitamin E, and fish oil 10-14 days prior to treatment.
Take arnica tablets as directed two days before and after treatment. You can find arnica tablets at health food stores.
Don’t plan a work-out class or massage immediately after the treatment.
After booking an appointment with us, patients can login our secured web portal to input or update your contact information and health history. For new appointments, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time to fill out any intake forms or update your information. For all our existing patients, we ask you arrive 10 minutes early to register, enjoy a cup of coffee, and enjoy our space.
Cancellation, Missed Appointments, and Late Arrivals Policy
Entière Dermatology is committed providing all our patients with the best care. No shows, late arrivals, and last minute cancellations prevent another patient from being cared for. Entière Dermatology reserves the right to reschedule late arrivals of more than 15 minutes.
We require two-business days (48-hours) cancellation notice prior to cancelling or rescheduling an appointment. If your appointment is scheduled on Monday, please inform us the previous Friday morning.
Rescheduling, cancelling, or no-shows within 48-hours of the scheduled time will occur the following fees: $100 for medical appointments and $250 for cosmetic procedures. The cancellation fee is non-refundable.