Billing & Insurance

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Premier Medical Group

Participating Insurance Plans

Premier Medical Group accepts most types of health insurance offered in the Hudson Valley region. Note that there are exceptions and caveats to this list. Please contact us to be sure your plan is accepted.

Please contact us with any questions you may have or to request an appointment at any of our locations.

  • 1199SEIU National Benefit Fund: (thru Aetna network)
  • Affinity: Orange County Only the following providers participate: Dr Muslim, Dr. Zouhairi,  Dr. Lin, Dr.  Pomerantz, Dr.  Singh, Dr.  Vemulapalli, Dave Boss, PA-C, , Dr.  Ofonagoro, Dr. Patel, Dr. Shah, T. Nguyen, PA-C , Dr. Francis.
  • Aetna: All plans.
  • CDPHP: All plans.
  • CIGNA: Excludes: Cigna Medicare Plans.  Dr. Al-Shaer does not participate.  
  • ElderPlan Medicare & ElderCare Medicaid: Providers are participating in Ulster & Dutchess Counties only.
  • Emblem/GHI/HIP: Includes HMO & PPO, Child Health Plus & Family Health Plus Health Plan, VIP medicare  (Excludes Medicaid Manage Care) – Dr. Al-Shaer does not participate with Emblem HMO plans.
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield: Excludes HealthPlus Medicaid.  Mele Cattell, PA does not participate.
  • Fidelis: All plans – Dr. Misha Kucherov does not participate.
  • Hamaspik Medicare only
  • Health First
  • Humana: Includes Medicare Plan.  Excludes HMO plans.
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicaid: No New Patients – Panel Closed.
  • Multiplan/PHCS: Crystal Run plan non par in certain counties.
  • MVP: All plans.  Dr. Al-Shaer does not participate.
  • Oxford Health Plan: All plans.
  • Pomco
  • The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)
  • Tricare/CHAMPVA: Includes Prime, for Life, & East.
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthCare: excludes out of state Medicaid plans and Mosaic plans.
  • Veterans Choice Program/Triwest/OptumVA: appointments only scheduled with prior authorization on file.
  • Wellcare: All plans.

*If your insurance plan is not listed, please contact the Billing Department for further review 845-451-7233.  Although we may not participate with an individual plan, we do accept almost all plans which will apply to a higher out of pocket expenses to the patient.

If you are experiencing a financial hardship, and are unable to pay your bill in full or need assistance, please contact the billing department to discuss and make arrangements  845-451-7233



Introducing Text To Pay

Paying Your Bill Just Got Easier With Text To Pay!

With Text To Pay, Premier Medical Group patients can opt-in to receive their statement via text or email, in addition to or in lieu of a paper statement.

Signing up is easy! Simply tell the front desk staff your preferences for receiving patient statements, or use an active Patient Portal Account to set up preferences yourself.


No Show Fee Policy

If you do not give at least 48 hours’ notice of cancellation of your scheduled appointment, A No-Show Fee will be billed to your account.

$50 for Office Visit | $150 for any Procedure/Imaging