Balcones Dermatology & Aesthetics accepts multiple major health care providers. Please call our office or click this link to see if we accept yours (ADD HYPERLINK TO INS LIST).
We also office fee-for service rates for patients who are uninsured, and for services your insurance company deems not medically necessary. These services are most commonly skin tags, seborrheic keratosis, and benign moles.
Cosmetic consultations with our Licensed Medical Aesthetician, Olivia Berry are complimentary.
Cosmetic consultations with David Bushore, M.D. are $125. This fee may be used towards the cost of your service, should you use it within one month. Patients who cancel their appointment within a 24 hour period will forfeit this fee.
We accept multiple major health care providers. Please call our office or click this link to see if we accept yours. Our office staff will obtain your insurance information when you schedule your appointment. We will verify your eligibility and benefits with your insurance company prior to your visit.
Co-pays and Deductibles are due at the time of service. Some insurance companies have a higher co-pay for specialists and Dermatologists fall under that category. Some of Dr. Bushore’s treatments will be considered an in-office surgery. Some examples of this are: biopsies, cryotherapy, excisions, ED&C, among others. These procedures will fall under your deductible and will be collected along with your co-pay at the time of service.
Should your insurance require you to have a referral for your visit, please contact your primary care physician to request one prior to your visit. Have them fax a copy of the referral to our office, or call to provide the appropriate information. Should you not have your referral at the time of your visit, you will be responsible for the full payment of services rendered at check out.
Should you have an insurance deductible that you have not met, you will be responsible for services rendered at check out.
We require a 24-hour notice of cancelation so that appointment slot can be given to a patient in need of dermatological services. There is a $35 fee for missing routing office visits and a $100 fee for missing surgical procedures.
Treatment of Minors
If your child is under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian is required to attend the first appointment with both Dr. Bushore and Olivia Berry. If a minor arrives without a parent or legal guardian present, their appointment will be rescheduled.
Minor patients may attend future office visits unaccompanied if they have a signed consent on file. Our office staff will provide you with this form while checking out after your first visit.