Payment and Insurance

Dr. Merling participates with the following health insurance plans:



--Some United, Oxford and CIGNA plans that have access to the Multiplan provider network and where you have out-of-network benefits.  If you determine that you have out-of-network benefits, you will need to email Dr. Merling the following so he can verify your benefits and give you more information on what your out-of-pocket expense will be:  Name of primary insured (if different from the patient), member ID,  date of birth, your phone number and  provider relations number on back of your insurance card.  Please email this information to  It will take 1-2 business days to get back to you.


If Dr. Merling is not in-network with your health plan, he will provide you with the necessary documentation to get reimbursed. It will be your responsibility to determine what your out-of-network coverage is. Payment is due at the time of service and can be made by credit card, check or cash.