Insurance and Billing

All Payments & Co-Pays Are Due Upon Check-In

Payment Plan Options Are Available

Our office accepts/participates in most insurance plans in including the following:

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Fallon Health – Atrius Care Collaborative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Mass General Brigham Health Plan
  • Tricare / Humana Military
  • Tufts
  • Tufts Public
  • United Healthcare

**Please Note- We are not in-network with all plans offered by these insurance companies. Please click here to see a detailed listing of all insurance plans. If you do not see your health plan listed, please contact your insurance company directly to obtain your network/ plan information.

Late Cancellation/No Show fees

Our office has adopted a $75 fee for office no show appointments & late cancellations. A 24-hour notice is required in order to avoid a late cancellation/no show fee. There is also a $100 fee for surgeries rescheduled or cancelled within 2 weeks of the scheduled procedure.

Maternity/Obstetrical Care

Maternity is typically billed as a global obstetrical package once you deliver. Please click here to see detailed information pertaining to obstetrical billing.

Office Ultrasounds

For your convenience, we do provide ultrasound services in all 3 of our office locations. Ultrasounds are billed in 2 parts. This is true regardless of the location (office or hospital setting).

Technical component – This fee includes the provision of all the equipment, supplies, personnel and costs related to the performance of the ultrasound. This billing is done by our office, AFA OBGYN. We will submit the claim to your insurance company for processing. You will be responsible for any copay, coinsurance or deductible.

Professional component – This fee is for the radiologist or perinatologist reading, interpreting & writing a written report of the ultrasound. This service will be billed by North Bridge Imaging for gynecologic scans or Boston MFM for obstetrical scans.If you receive a bill for their services, please contact them directly for questions, insurance updating, payment, etc.

For more detailed information click here.

Laboratory Services

Our office does employ a phlebotomist for blood draws in our office. Our office bills your insurance for the draw fee ONLY. Most specimens (blood draws, pap smears, cultures, etc.) are sent to Emerson Hospital for processing. There are some specialty tests that may need to be sent to an outside laboratory (i.e. Quest Diagnostics)They will bill your insurance for this testing. The only fee charged by our office is for the collection of the specimen.

Genetic Testing

AFA OB/GYN, PC offers genetic testing for both obstetrical and gynecological patients. Our office utilizes Natera for genetic testing for obstetrical patients. All insurance estimates, billing and authorizations are done by Natera. Please click here for important information regarding billing information and options for Panorama and Horizon testing. Gynecological genetic testing is performed by Myriad Genetics.

Other Important Contacts

Emerson Hospital Financial Counseling 978-287-3432
Emerson Hospital Cost & Estimate Line 978-287-3106
Emerson Hospital Billing Dept 978-287-3020

AFA OB/GYN Tax ID# 13-4336187
AFA OB/GYN National Provider Identifier (NPI) # 1598872426

If you still have questions, feel free to contact the billing office at 978-371-1396 option 5 or by email

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