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Patient
Information

Billing and Insurance Information

Please be sure to bring your insurance card to your appointment, as we will need to make a copy for our records. If you are an existing patient, it is important that our records reflect your most current insurance information.

Co-payments and Deductibles

All co-payments are required at your time of service. We accept most traditional forms of payment; include cash, check, debit cards, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and CareCredit.

Insurance Alliances:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Workmans’ Comp
  • United Health Care
  • CIGNA/Health Spring
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • Aetna
  • Tricare
  • Most other plans

SportsMED will submit charges from your visit to you insurance carrier(s). Our billing department will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding high deductible payments, payment plans, or questions regarding a bill. You can contact our billing office at 256-881-5151 ext. 4, Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Workers’ Compensation

If you are being seen under a workers’ compensation claim, it is important that we have your claim number, billing address for the claim, date of injury, and the name and phone number of the claim’s adjuster prior to your appointment. If you cannot provide this information by your appointment date, or if you have questions regarding your claim, please call Nikki Thomas at 256-705-4148.

Referrals

We recommend that you check with your insurance provider to see if you insurance plan requires a referral to see a specialist. If a referral is required, please notify your primary care physician to obtain a referral prior to your appointment at SportsMED. Your primary care physician can fax the referral to us at 256-704-0878, or you can call us with the referral information at 256-881-5151.

Insurance policies that require a referral prior to your appointment include:

  • Healthspring
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare Prime
  • BCBS Personal Choice
  • BCBS Policies that being with BEG, PGX, BLG, EIX
  • UHC Complete
  • HMO Insurances
  • Veterans Affairs

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Of Note

The material on this website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. You should promptly seek professional medical care if you have any concern about your health, and you should always consult your physician before starting a fitness regimen. No representation is made about the quality of the podiatric services to be performed or the expertise of the podiatrist performing such services.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

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