Insurance - North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat - NCEENT

Insurance and Your Visit

North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat participates in and files with most major insurance carriers.

It is your responsibility to contact your specific insurance carrier to verify benefits.

Please remember:

  • Your insurance is a contract between you and your insurance company.
  • It is the patient’s responsibility to provide a valid identification card at each visit.
  • In the event an identification card is not available the patient will be considered self-pay.

Payment Due

You may be asked to reschedule your appointment until a later date if a co-payment cannot be paid.

Payment is expected at the time service is rendered, either by cash, check or credit card, unless other arrangements are made in advance.

Co-payments are also due at the time services are rendered. North Carolina Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat does not bill for co-payments.

NCEENT’s Role and Your Insurance

To verify our participation in your plan, please call our Patient Accounting Office at (919) 595-2000.

We will keep insurance information on file, along with your signed authorization and file participating insurance claims after each visit.

Medicare Patients

If you are a Medicare patient, we will file your claim for you.

Since we are a Medicare participating provider, we will not bill you for amounts which exceed the Medicare approved charge.

  • You are responsible for all non-covered services
  • You are also responsible for the Medicare coinsurance and deductible amounts.

Carolina Access Patients

Carolina Access patients must contact their primary care provider before each visit for authorization to be seen by a specialist.

Routine eye exams are allowed yearly up through age 20. Routine eye exams are not covered for ages 21 and up.

You will be expected to pay your $3 co-payment at the time of service for patients age 21 and up.

Contacting Our Insurance Specialists

For details on Optical and Hearing Aid Insurance participation and fees please call (919) 595-2000.