Jorge A. Martinez, MD, PA/Vision Care Center of Idaho
Billing Policy and Insurance Information
Please bring your insurance cards to your appointment so that we may assist you by filing your insurance claim for you. Due to insurance contracts, it is our policy to collect insurance co-payments, co-insurance, and deductible amounts at the time of the service. Payment in full for self-pay patients is also requested on the day of service. Dr. Martinez’ office accepts cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Vision Care Center of Idaho accepts all of the above payment forms, as well as American Express.
We accept most major insurance plans and are contracted with the following:
Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross of Idaho, Regence Blue Shield of Idaho, Select Health, PacificSource, Humana, Cigna, United Healthcare, Aetna, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Tricare. This list is not all inclusive and is subject to change. Additionally, some insurance plans may require referrals to see an ophthalmologist. Please contact your insurance company for coverage and referral information.
Dr. Martinez and Vision Care Center of Idaho both contract with Saint Luke’s Health Partners network and IPN. Dr. Martinez is also in network with St. Alphonsus Health Alliance insurance plans; however Vision Care Center of Idaho is out of network. Dr. Martinez and Dr. Ostler perform surgery exclusively at Vision Care Center of Idaho.
*Some medical plans do have built in vision benefits
Surgery estimate and payment:
If you require surgery, we will provide you with an estimate of the fees as part of the pre-operative process. Payment is due at surgery as follows:
Health insurance plans: Any unmet deductible, co-insurance or co-pays, and non-covered services.
Self- pay: In full
Dr. Martinez and staff know that insurance issues can be confusing and we will do our best to obtain accurate benefit information and to help you in any way possible, however your insurance policy is a contract between you and your insurance company.