Healthcare Costs and Coverage (Insurance)

We accept most major healthcare coverage (insurance) plans and offers an income-based payment program (sliding-fee scale). We do not turn anyone away if you are not able to pay for services.

Here are plans we accept:

  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicare
  • Medica
  • MN Care
  • UCare
  • Health Partners
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hennepin Health
  • PreferredOne
  • Call to ask about others – we can usually get authorizations for other major insurance companies
 

Will you require assistance applying for healthcare coverage (insurance)?

Everyone deserves peace of mind about health care and its costs. Meet with our certified patient navigator and billing coordinator to ensure you that you have established care and receive resources available at our clinic.

Visit us for your free, in-person consultation. We assist with:

  • MNSure application assistance
  • Information about our income-based payment program

 

“Good Faith Estimate:” Sliding Flat Fee (2022-07)

As of July 31, 2022, IHB has instituted Sliding Flat Fees to provide “Good Faith Estimates” on how much your healthcare services will cost before you get the bill for uninsured patients. The office visit fee is a single fee of $10, $20, $40, $60 or $80, based on household size and income. There is a 25% discount for paying at the time of visit. 

To find out what your fee will be, call us or ask at your next visit.

Sliding Flat Fee Infographic

 

The “No Surprises Act” (NSA) for group health plans (2022-08)

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) created the “No Surprises Act” or NSA which is intended to protect participants, beneficiaries, and enrollees in group health plans (and group and individual health insurance coverage) from “surprise” balance billing when they receive specified emergency care (generally from out-of-network providers or facilities).