Payment

A common question we hear from patients before they come to us for treatment is “How much will this cost?” They are often pleasantly surprised to hear that most of our patients have their treatment covered by insurance.

 

During your first visit to The Vein Care Center, you will meet with one of our physicians for a consultation appointment. This appointment is billed to your insurance and the cost to you is typically the co-pay you pay when visiting a doctor’s office. At this appointment we will examine you, discuss your diagnosis and treatment options, and review your insurance benefits with you.

 

Varicose vein treatment is often covered by insurance. In the past, insurance companies were more apt to cover the traditional treatment for vein disease -- surgery. But now, most are providing coverage for EVLT as a primary treatment and sclerotherapy as a secondary treatment. Of course, patients and their physicians need to illustrate that treatment is medically necessary. When the ultrasound tests demonstrate that the vein valves do not function correctly, insurance companies will pay their portion of the cost of the appropriate treatment. However, they all mandate that prescription compression stockings and conservative tretment must be tried by patients for a specified period of time prior to treatment. Insurance companies, by contract, require our Vein Center to collect co-payments and deductibles for all office visits and procedures.

 

Our staff is highly experienced in working directly with insurance companies to ensure you’re getting the treatment that’s covered. We will work with you to maximize your insurance benefits.

 

When insurance does not cover the cost of treatment, the Vein Care Center offers a Care Credit option to patients who qualify or one year zero percent APR credit card with BB&T bank. Care Credit is a credit plan that can be used as a payment option for certain health-related expenses not covered by insurance. You can even use it for co-payments and deductibles.
  
Through Care Credit, The Vein Care Center offers 6-month interest free financing. You can apply online or apply over the phone by calling (800) 677-0718 between 8 AM and 9 PM, PST to immediately find out if you are approved. Or, you can Download and Print the application and bring it in with you to our Vein Care Center.

 
Most Services are Covered by Insurance!!

We participate in many insurance programs and are familiar with individual insurance requirements for diagnosis and treatment. We accept assignment and will file your insurance claim for you. We will do our best to let you know how much your out-of-pocket portion will be before moving forward.

 
Transparent Fair Pricing
Our goal is for the price to be as transparent as possible. The prices listed are not negotiable and are available only to those who pay the entire amount in advance. We are able to offer these prices due to reduced administrative expenses in processing claims and absence of risk for non-payment. Prices are a best guess estimate and not a guarantee. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please obtain an individualized written quote which remains valid for 60 days. Treatments are individual and may change during the course of your journey with us. Additional treatments may be recommended but are discussed prior to procedure. Emergent care, although rare, may incur additional costs.

The list of procedures here are not comprehensive. We have a host of other procedures available to match your needs and prices will be made available to you before a procedure is performed. If there is a specific procedure that interests you and is not listed, please inquire about its availability and pricing. This program is not available to you if we are contracted with your insurer or if you are a Medicare/Medicaid beneficiary. Please talk to Patient Account Services to discuss your individual insurance coverage and payment options.

 

Free Initial Consultation

Your initial consultation with a vein specialist is free. At this appointment you will have the opportunity to ask questions and to learn about cutting edge technology. This visit is informational and nondiagnostic.

 
Diagnostic Ultrasound and Physical Assessment

Your procedure is called a diagnostic ultrasound or mapping, to look beneath the skin and provide a detailed road map of the veins in your leg. A Board Certified Provider will complete a physical exam, review your ultrasound findings, and discuss your individual treatment plan.
Ultrasound Exam $275
Provider Exam $120

 
Endovenous Laser Ablation

Your treatment is called EVLA (Endovenous Laser Ablation), which uses laser
energy to close the problem vein at the source. We use the latest and greatest lasers. EVLA is safe, very effective, and gentle on your legs allowing you to resume normal activities immediately following the procedure.
$1500 /per EVLA
Add $445 second EVLA, same leg, same day
Add $750 second EVLA, opposite leg, same day

 
Ambulatory Microphlebectomy

This procedure is best for very large bulging, ropy varicose veins. This procedure is often done after EVLA of the underlying problem vein. The procedure is often combined with USGS. Very small 1mm incisions are made around the region to be treated . A very small hook is then inserted to grab the varicosed vein and pull it out. This typically does not leave any scar.
$500 for 1-5 incisions
$750 for 6-10 incisions
$1000 for 11-20 incisions
$1500 for 20-30 incisions

 
Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy

USGS (Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy). This procedure enables us to deliver medication into any remaining diseased veins and close them down. Closed veins are then gradually absorbed by your body. Several sessions may be necessary to achieve the optimal longterm outcome.
$495–$545 /one leg
$670–$770 /both legs

Spider Vein Treatment

Your session is inclusive of all steps involved in preparation (consent, answering questions, numbing, obtaining pictures, limited ultrasound scan if deemed necessary, application of dressing or stockings). We try our best to devote at least 30 minutes (one
hour session) or 60 minutes (one & one-half hour session) to actual treatment. However the total appointment may not exceed the duration of your session you reserved (60 minutes /90 minutes). Multiple sessions are frequently required. Your provider will discuss your individual treatment plan with you in advance of your session(s). However, your plan may change based on factors including but not limited to your body’s response to treatments, underlying venous hypertension, co-morbidities, adverse outcomes although rare) and the level of your expectations of the outcome. The service is considered cosmetic hence cannot be billed to Insurance. Typically, we use a combination of treatment modalities to help you achieve optimal outcomes that are long lasting in the fewest visits possible. Multimodal treatment options include: EVLA, microphlebectomy, injection sclerotherapy, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, and surface laser.
$300 per hour (30 min prep + 30 min injection time)
$150 per additional 30 min injection time
*some sclerosants may require a small additional nominal fee ($50)

 
Compression Stockings

We carry a variety of compression products. Insurance coverage requires you wear compression for 90 days before more definitive treatment can be considered. Unfortunately, insurance does not pay for these. Typically, compression stockings cost $40-$80 which is expensive for what some may consider a medical grade pair of socks or hosiery. When it comes o compression, price typically does correlate with quality. In addition, finer fabrics and more fashionably appealing compression are more expensive. We stock medical grade compression to meet insurance requirements starting at $10/pair.
$10-$200

Care Credit Payment