Insurance Coverage

Insurance and Billing

Insurance Participation: The Association of South Bay Surgeons participates with most major health insurance programs. We are in-network providers for the following PPO plans:

  • Aetna (select plans, contact your health plan or our office to verify)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • United Healthcare

With a referral authorization, we accept the following HMO medical groups:

  • Axminster Medical Group
  • CareMore
  • Center IPA
  • Optum
  • Torrance Memorial IPA
  • Axminster Medical Group
  • UCLA Medical Group
  • Village Health

If you have questions regarding participation with your insurance plan for in-network coverage, please call our Billing Department at (310) 373-6864, option 4.  Our experienced staff will help you to understand your benefits and coverage related to your surgical care.

Billing & Payments:  ***We are a cashless system*** With COVID-19, cash is not an ideal form of payment when it comes to a safe and hygienic practice environment.

We require payment for out-of-pocket costs including co-pays, deductibles, co-insurance or non-covered services at the time of your visit or service. We offer flexible payment plans for large expenses not covered by your insurance. Please contact our billing office for more information.

Payments can be made in our office, by mail, over the telephone or online. We accept check, debit card, MasterCard, Visa, Discover Card or American Express. To make a secure payment please visit:

For questions, please contact our Billing Department, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm:

  1. (310) 373-6864, option 4
  2. Email any billing/insurance related questions to

Thank you for choosing our practice for your surgical care!