Billing and Patient Accounting

Pacific Vascular accepts all patients and bills most insurance plans including Medicare and Medicaid. Patients are responsible for all co-payments and deductibles not paid by their insurance plans.

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Before Your Exam:

Female health care worker isolated on white backgroundPlease bring all of your insurance card or information with you to your exam. When you arrive we will ask you to complete a registration form. We will not ask you to pay any deposit or co-pay amount at the time of your exam.

Click here if you would like to fill out and print a registration form ahead of time.

Certain medical plans require you to have a written authorization from your primary care physician. If your insurance plan requires a pre-authorization from your physician, please bring that authorization with you.

Billing Your Insurance:

Pacific Vascular is contracted with most insurance companies and accepts Medicare assignments and will bill medical insurance companies directly for the convenience of the patient.

Health insurance.How much your insurance plan pays for our services depends upon the plan design. You may want to contact your insurance company for coverage information before your exam. Certain medical plans require you to have a written authorization from your primary care physician.

We also bill your secondary insurance when you are covered by more than one medical plan. Once your insurance plan(s) have paid, we will bill you for any remaining balance. You may also set up a payment plan if you are unable to pay the balance in full.

For your convenience, we accept MasterCard, VISA and American Express.

If You Have Medicare Coverage:

We accept Medicare assignment. If you have Medicare coverage we will bill Medicare Part B for your services. You will be responsible for paying any unmet deductible and the Medicare co-insurance amount. Many times our patients have secondary insurance coverage that will pay some or all of the Medicare co-insurance amount. Since we accept Medicare assignment, we will “write off” any part of our charge that is above the Medicare allowable charge for your exam.

Contracted Insurance Plans:

Pacific Vascular is contracted with the following HMO/PPO Networks

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • CIGNA/Great West
  • Community Health Plan of WA
  • First Choice PPO/First Choice Health Administrators
  • Kaiser Permanente*, previously Group Health (Options**, Alliant**)
  • Humana Healthcare
  • Molina Health Plan of WA
  • Pacific Medical Uniformed Services Family Health Plan-USFHP *
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Premera Medicare Advantage*
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare

* Managed Care & most HMO managed care patients need to acquire authorization from their primary care physician. Please contact your PCP to gain prior billing authorization.

** No authorization is needed for Kaiser Permanente/Group Health Alliant and Options plan.

Pacific Vascular is interested in joining other managed health care programs in order to better serve your patients. We welcome your suggestions. Please call our accounting department at (425) 486-8328 or (800) 741-3317 toll free in Washington State.

Contacting the Billing Office:

If you have any questions or special needs with regard to billing or patient accounting, we welcome you to call, write, or fax our billing office:

Pacific Vascular Inc. 

Patient Accounting Department
11714 North Creek Pkwy N, Suite 100
Bothell, WA 98011

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Patient Accounting
Office (425) 486-8328
Toll-free (800) 282-6516
Fax (425) 424-0168

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