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Benefits

DC 37 Health & Security Plan Benefits

Podiatry Benefit

 
This benefit is provided to the member only and can be utilized only at the Podiatry Centers. The benefit includes:
  • Routine foot care - can be obtained on an ongoing basis, if prescribed by the Center’s Podiatrists. This treatment includes the removal of corns, ingrown toenails, calluses and warts.
  • Orthopedic care of structural problems including casting, strapping or the fitting of orthotics. (The laboratory fees associated with orthotics fabrication and adjustment are not covered).
  • X-rays for diagnostic purposes.
  • Medical care includes the treatment of infections, dermatitis and inflammatory disorders. Injections may be administered if needed.
If your basic health insurance coverage provides reimbursement for podiatry benefits, you will be required to sign an authorization form allowing Podiatry Options P.C. to file a claim with your insurance carrier.

Appointments must be scheduled in advance at the Podiatry Centers located at:

115 Chambers Street (Manhattan) call 212-766-4455
186 Joralemon Street (Brooklyn) call 718-625-2544

The Podiatrist determines the frequency of visits, however, in no event will more than 6 visits per year be scheduled.

     

 
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