Accepted Insurances


List of Participating Provider Plans

The following are the insurance companies where Lisa Benest, MD, Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology is a participating provider.

Please Note: Insurances tend to change, so please verify with your carrier that we are currently covered under your plan.

  • Blue Cross (PPO & EPO)
  • Blue Shield (PPO)
  • Cigna (PPO, OPEN ACCESS PLUS, LOCAL PLUS, DISNEY)
  • United (PPO, EPO, CHOICE PLUS)
  • PHCS (PPO)
  • PersCare
  • Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • PacifiCare (PPO, POS)
  • Motion Picture (PPO with valid referral)
  • Screen Actors Guild (PPO with valid referral)
  • Director’s Guild (PPO with valid referral)
  • Writer’s Guild (PPO with valid referral)
  • Industry Advantage (HMO with referral only)
  • AFTRA (PPO)
  • Beech Street (PPO)
  • Equity League (PPO)
  • AGVA (PPO)
  • Humana/Choice Care (POS, PPO)
  • CCN (PPO)
  • DreamWorks (PPO)
  • Multiplan (PPO)

WE ARE AN OUT-OF-NETWORK PROVIDER FOR THE FOLLOWING PLANS:

  • ACE (PPO)
  • Affordable Benefit Administrators (PPO)
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Trust (PPO)
  • Carpenters Health & Welfare Trust (PPO)
  • Conseco Senior Health (PPO)
  • Med-Net (PPO)
  • Nippon Life Insurance (PPO)
  • PM Group (PPO)
  • Strategic Resource Company (PPO)
  • The TPA (PPO)
  • Universal (PPO)

COVERED CALIFORNIA HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS:

Our office is contracted with Anthem Blue Cross of California and Blue Shield of California, which have products offered on the California Health Insurance Exchange. Our office accepts the following Covered California health insurance plans:

ANTHEM BLUE CROSS PPOs:

  • Bronze Direct Access
  • Choice Health Support 3 Tier
  • Catastrophic Direct Access
  • Catastrophic Guided Access
  • Consumer Centric PPO
  • Core Direct Access
  • Essential Direct Access
  • Platinum Direct Access
  • Preferred Direct Access
  • Preferred Direct Access Plus
  • Premier Direct Access Plus

BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA PPOs:

  • Basic PPO
  • Basic PPO Bronze
  • Enhanced PPO Silver
  • Preferred PPO Gold