Approved Payor List
It is our payment policy to collect the appropriate payment due from the patient at the time the service is rendered. This may be your deductible, co-payment and/or co-insurance. We accept checks, cash and all major credit cards. We also accept Care Credit. If you would like more information on Care Credit please visit their website www.carecredit.com.
If you have any “benefits” questions for the facility (Strand GI Endoscopy Center) after reading this information, please call our patients benefits coordinator at 843-839-2582. If you have any “benefits” question for the physician or anesthesia (Strand GI Associates) please contact 843-492-2733.
We appreciate your selecting Strand GI Endoscopy, Inc. for your medical care. We will work hard to serve your needs.
Fees For Services
Information About Your Insurance
- You will also receive a separate bill from Strand GI Associates for physician’s fee and may receive additional bills from pathology and anesthesia.
- As a courtesy to our patients, Strand GI Associates and Endoscopy Center will file claims with most insurance companies. It is, however, the responsibility of the patient to understand the benefits payable under their insurance coverage. The patient is also responsible for ensuring timely payment of all amounts due.
- Strand GI Associates and Endoscopy Center participates in many different insurance plans. It is the patient’s responsibility to pay any deductible amount, co-insurance, or other balance not paid by the insurance company.
- Patients will be asked to bring their insurance card(s) with them. Patients will be asked to notify the Admissions Department with any insurance information changes.
Strand GI Associates and Endoscopy Center is contracted with the following list of insurance companies. This list is subject to change without prior notification. If you should have any questions regarding insurance plan benefits, please contact our Business Office.To make a payment by phone, please call 843-839-2581.
Absolute Total Care
Aetna (all products including HMO, PPO, POS Select, QPOS, advantage)
Allwell by Absolute Total Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield – State Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield – Federal Employees
Blue Choice (needs referral) (cannot see mid-level providers)
Planned Administrators PAI
Select Health Medicaid
Tricare and Tricare Prime (Prime needs referral)
United Healthcare (UHC)
United Healthcare – Care Improvement Plus (CIP)