New Patient History Form

Please feel free to download and fill out this form prior to your visit .

Medical Release Form

Please feel free to download and fill out this form prior to your visit .

Payment Policy

Medical services and procedures are provided and billed by North Houston Rheumatology Associates. Our providers participate in all of the major health insurance plans in the region. Below is a list of health plans that we accept. If you do not see your provider listed, please check with your insurance company if we are providers on their network.

Please be aware that with any health plans, there may be deductibles and co-payments for which you could be responsible.

If you need a referral please make sure that your Primary Care Physician has faxed us your referral form and any relevant medical information prior to your visit.


AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Prime HMO (Medicare)
Aetna Commercial Plans
Aetna U.S. Health Plans of Texas HMO / POS / PPO
Aetna Medicare Premier / Value / Prime plan
Aetna whole heath (Needs Referral)
Allied Benefit Systems, Inc.
Assurant Health
BCBS Commercial PPO / POS / HMO / FEP
BCBS HMO Blue of Texas
BCBS of Texas PPO
Beech Street PPO / HCN
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
Boon chapman / PPO
Bravo Health
Champva (Accepted as Secondary Insurance ONLY)
CIGNA ALL products
Cigna Healthcare
Cigna Medicare Access
Cigna Open Access Plus
Cigna POS / PPO
Community Health STAR
Community Health Choice – Market Place
Coventry Health Care
Evolutions Health Care Systems PPO
First Health PPO (IMG)
First Health Network PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Gilsbar, Inc
Health Smart PPO / ACCEL-CI
Independent Medical Systems PPO
Integrated Health Plan PPO
Interplan Health Group
Medicare Traditional, Medicare Advantage
Medicus International PPO
Memorial Hermann Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO
Memorial Hermann Health Solutions – Choice/Select /Edge and 500
Meritain Health
Multiplan PPO / EPO
Mutual of Omaha
National Preferred Provider Network (NPPN) / Plan care America
New Era Life Ins Co.
NPPN / Plancare America (including NPN & Plan Vista) PPO
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) PPO / Open Access
Texas True Choice
Tricare for Life (Accepted as secondary Insurance ONLY)
Unicare PPO/HMO
United Health Care Commercial
Union Pacific Health System
United Health Care- Medicare/group Medicare Advanta/Medicare complete
United Health Select (Needs Referral) USA Managed Care PPO
USA Managed Care
Wellcare HMO


Please call the office at 2813194700 if your insurance is not listed here.

Questions About Your Bill

What billing or insurance information will I receive?

​You will receive a copy of your bill from your insurance provider. If there is an unpaid balance, you will receive a statement from our biller. ​

How long will it take to get things settled with the insurance company?

Generally, it takes from 45 to 60 days to obtain payment from an insurance carrier, provided all paperwork is correct. To avoid delays, please ensure that you supply us with all correct and updated contact information during your visit.​

​Why am I getting bills from you?

​In cases where there are procedures performed that are not immediately billable, we will attempt to calculate the actual deductible and billable costs with your insurance provider. Unpaid portions if applicable will be billed to you directly. If you have a question about covered and uncovered procedures, please contact your insurance provider directly.

​I received a notice that my insurance company has paid on my bill — but I can’t understand how they calculated their payment amount. Do you know?

​If we have received any such information from your insurance company, we’ll be glad to share it with you. However, for answers to any questions about insurance payments, deductibles, or co-payments, you generally need to check with your insurance company.