Financial Policies

At Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P. C., we value you as a patient and value the services that we are able to provide to you.

It is our policy to collect payment of co-pays, deductibles, and deposits for services rendered at the time you check in for your office visit. The patient assumes responsibility for all unpaid balances, co-payments, and deductibles due, as well as any non-covered service by the insurance company, including cost of collection.

Each visit to our office or the hospital is billed to your insurance company by our billing office. Your hospital charge and office charges are combined in one account. If you have insurance with office visit co-pay, these co-payments should be paid at the time of the visit.

We accept payments by cash, check, money order and credit card (VISA. MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).

When checking in for your appointment, you should present your current insurance card to our receptionist at each visit. Please understand that our relationship is with you, not your insurance company. If we do not have all the necessary insurance information, we are unable to bill your insurance company and you will be responsible for the total charge at the time of your visit.

Insurance:
Our office participates with most health insurance companies; however, please inquire with the receptionist for specifics. We DO NOT file auto insurance or health Insurance related to motor vehicle accidents. It is our policy that payment is made in full at the time services are rendered and the patient / guarantor will seek reimbursement from the responsible insurance. We will provide a copy of the receipt upon request for your reimbursement.

Minors:
It is the policy of Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P. C. that the person or parent accompanying a minor child be responsible for payment of co-insurance, co-pays, and deductibles at the time of service. Divorce or custody agreements are between the two parties involved and not Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P. C. We will provide a copy of the receipt for reimbursement.

Children aged eighteen and older are considered adults and will be responsible for their own accounts.