Need an Insurance Option for Teenagers?
Dr. hipke Accepts over 50 Insurances!

Health insurance options for teens and tweens are rapidly changing.  Dr. Hipke will work with you every step of the way!


And...he has an 'insurance option for teenagers' with NO insurance!  That's right, while he is required by federal law to file on insurance if you have it, he also has a very generous cash discount system for teens without insurance. He can also see teens for FREE!

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The insurance networks constantly change.  If you have insurance, he recommends starting with your insurance network website to search for Dr. Hipke.

You may have to look under Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine or Pediatrics.  (Yes, some insurances have no understanding of Adolescent Medicine so they just stick him under the closest fit to the way they see it.)

A note about 'Doctor Statistics':  The insurances now 'grade' doctors based on what they consider is good performance.  You will find Dr. Hipke is rated low by several insurances because he is compared to 'normal' pediatric or Internal Medicine clinics.  That makes Dr. Hipke automatically unacceptable because there is NO ONE in East Texas with similar patient statistics.  (Take the 'rating' with a grain of salt.)  Click here to read what Dr. Hipke's patients think his rating should be...

He is currently In-Network as a Primary Care Physician (PCP) with the following, (subject to change without notice):

Aetna PPO
Aetna TRS
Alliance Health Providers
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Advantage HMO
Blue Cross PPO / POS
Blue Cross Par/Traditional
Care Improvement Plus UHC
Champus VA
Choice Care PPO
CHRISTUS Good Shepherd
Cigna
Citizens National Bank

City of Longview
Medicare (Limited Basis)
East Texas Baptist Univ.
First Health
Gregg County
Great West
HealthCare Solutions Group
Healthsmart
Humana Choicecare
Humana Choice HMO
Humana Choice PFFS
Humana Choice PPO

Humana Military Healthcare
Humana Tricare
Medishare
Multiplan
PHCS
Scott & White Health Plan
Texas Home Health Hospice
Texas True Choice (Verity)
TRSCARE
Unicare
United HealthCare
USA MCO
Verity Health Network


An Insurance Option for Teenagers...Medicaid & CHIPS

Dr. Hipke is in network with Texas Medicaid and CHIP insurances.  He is a Primary Care Provider (PCP) and completes Texas Healthstep Exams for his patients. 

Amerigroup / Star Plan
Cigna Healthspring Star Plus
CHIPS

Medicaid, Traditional (TMHP)
Molina CHIPS
Superior Healthplan
     (Texas Star & CHIPS)

Texas Children's Health Plan
United Healthcare Star Plan
   (Community Plan)

Get your gas / mileage paid back!  That's right!  Visit Medicaid Transportation Services online or call 1-877-633-8747.  You can download a trip log and get reimbursed or you can schedule transportation to see Dr. Hipke.


What's the Next Step?

If you can't find him listed, call the office at (903) 753-7567 and we will help you look.  He will also explore joining a new insurance if needed.

  • When you find him, complete the New Patient Form.  He is accepting new patients on a limited basis.

No insurance?  No problem.  Dr. Hipke is dedicated to caring for tweens and teens without insurance, too. 

After you are accepted as a New Patient, you may need to change Dr. Hipke to your teen / tween's primary care physician (PCP).  Ask you insurance to call us (903) 753-7567 or fax us (903) 753-9152 with an authorization number to confirm the change has been complete. You're in!

If you have any questions...or need to explore another insurance option for teenagers, call us or Contact Us.

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