SkinCare Physicians

Category: Health Insurance

Referral tips to ensure a smooth visit with your dermatologist

Published on Feb 21st, 2017 by Loretta Jackson-Felicien

No one likes to arrive at the doctor’s office and find out that there is an issue with their insurance. This can delay the check-in process or may result in the patient having to self-pay for the visit. At SkinCare Physicians, our team of trained referral professionals is committed to help you to avoid insurance issues. They have one central principal in mind … to make sure that we communicate with you in every step of the way when it comes to your insurance plans and referrals. What is a referral coordinator? A referral coordinator is a professional who deals exclusively … Continue reading »

A quick lesson in the prior authorization process

Published on Mar 18th, 2014 by Sandra Yong

Have you ever picked up a prescription at your local pharmacy and learned at the checkout counter that your insurance will not pay for it because you need a prior authorization? Nobody told you ahead of time and you are not sure where to go for help… If you have been in that situation, continue reading. In this blog, SkinCare Physicians’ Prior Authorization Coordinators are shedding some light on the process of getting prior authorization. SkinCare Physicians’ dermatologists prescribe thousands of prescriptions to patients in the Boston area each week, many of which require prior authorization.  Obtaining prior authorization for … Continue reading »

Tips for using HMOs and essential facts

Published on Feb 21st, 2013 by Beth Hartigan

HMOs (health maintenance organizations) have a penetration rate of 34.5% in Massachusetts, the fourth highest in the United States, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Here at SkinCare Physicians, 43% of our patients are covered by an HMO insurance plan. This post explains the common characteristics of HMOs and offers valuable tips to ensure a worry-free visit at your specialist office. What HMOs have in common There are several different types of HMOs, but they all share the following few characteristics: The role of the primary care physician (PCP): Members select a primary care physician (PCP) to coordinate all of … Continue reading »

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Chestnut Hill, MA (617) 731-1600

SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

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SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

Medical Website Design & Marketing by Etna Interactive

The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.