If you are enrolled in a managed care plan (HMO, PPO or POS), your treatment at MD Anderson may be covered by insurance. Check our list of currently accepted insurance plans below. If you don’t see your plan listed or you have insurance questions, call 877-632-6789.
Your MD Anderson patient access specialist will help you obtain the full benefit from your insurance plan by:
- Answering your questions about insurance verification and/or prepayment requirement
- Responding to insurer requests for additional medical information
- Filing primary and secondary insurance claims
- Assisting with re-authorizations that may be required during treatment
Before your first appointment, ask your insurance company about specific requirements, co-pays, deductibles or other costs for which you will be responsible.
DISCLAIMER: MD Anderson Cancer Center's participation with any product or insurance plan is subject to change without notice. Additionally, insurance companies offer a variety of plans and may change the names and benefits at any point. A patient’s level of coverage depends on the specific benefits outlined in their plan.
To ensure that MD Anderson hospital and physicians are in-network, it is the patient's responsibility to verify that MD Anderson is a participating provider and their benefit plan allows them access as of the day of a visit and/or admission.
Last updated 1/19/16
|Health Plan||Product Type||Plan Information (not an all-inclusive list)|
|Aetna Healthcare||HMO, PPO, POS, Indemnity||
Aetna Select; Elect Choice (EPO); HMO; Managed Choice POS: Quality Point-of-Service (QPOS); Aetna Health Network Only; Aetna Open Access Elect Choice; Aetna Open Access HMO; Open Access Aetna Select; Aetna Choice POS; Aetna Choice POS II; Aetna Health Network Option; Aetna Open Access Managed Choice; Aetna Limited Benefits Insurance Plan (PPO): Open Choice PPO; Aetna Voluntary Group Medical Plan (Indemnity Plan); Traditional Choice
Note: MD Anderson is not included as a participating provider for the Aetna individual plans offered on the Texas Marketplace. MD Anderson may be included as a participating provider in some individual plans not sold on the Marketplace. To confirm, please contact Aetna Customer Service.
|Aetna Signature Administrators||Network access varies by employer group.|
|Aetna Institutes of Excellence||Stem cell transplant|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas||HMO, PPO, POS, Indemnity||
Blue Choice PPO; Blue Choice EPO; Blue Choice PPO Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze (small group employer plans); Blue Edge PPO; HMO Blue Texas; Traditional (Indemnity)
Note: MD Anderson is not included as a participating provider for the Blue Advantage HMO, Blue Advantage Plus HMO or Multi-State HMO Texas individual plans offered on and off the Texas Marketplace. MD Anderson is not included as a participating provider for the Blue Premier and Blue Premier Access employer group products/networks. Specific questions may be directed to Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas Customer Service.
|Blue Distinction-Centers for Transplant (BDCT)||Stem cell transplant - adult only|
|Cancer Resource Services-Optum Health||HMO, PPO, POS, Medicare Advantage|
|Beech Street/CappCare||Network access varies by employer group.|
|CIGNA Healthcare||HMO, PPO, POS, Indemnity||
Cigna HMO; Cigna PPO; Cigna Open Access; GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus; GWH-Cigna PPO; Cigna EPO; Cigna Choice Fund; Cigna Network Open Access; Cigna Open Access Plus; Cigna POS
Note: MD Anderson is not included as a participating provider for the Cigna Texas individual plans offered on and off the Texas Marketplace including Cigna Connect and Local Plus. Effective January 1, 2016, MD Anderson will not be included as a participating provider in Cigna’s Local Plus group insurance network. Specific questions may be directed to Cigna Customer Service.
|CIGNA LifeSource||Stem cell transplant|
|Coventry Healthcare||HMO, PPO, POS||Coventry Health Care state plans and Coventry Health Care National Network|
|First Health||Network access varies by employer group.|
|Healthsmart Preferred Care||Network access varies by employer group.|
Humana PPO; Choice Care PPO; National POS Open Access; National POS Open Access Plus
Note: MD Anderson is not included as a participating provider for the Humana HMO X and EPO X Texas individual plans offered on and off the Texas Marketplace. Specific questions may be directed to Humana Customer Service.
|Humana Military Health Services
|Prime, Standard, Extra|
|Interlink Health Services||Stem cell transplant; Cancer Care Network|
|Kelsey Care Advantage||Medicare Advantage HMO, POS|
|LifeTrac||Stem cell transplant|
|Memorial Hermann Health
Choice; Edge Gold; Insured (includes Insured Bronze, Insured Gold, Insured Silver, Insured Platinum) Note: MD Anderson is not a participating provider for individual PPO Plans.
Note: MD Anderson is not included as a participating provider for the individual PPO plans offered off the Texas Marketplace. Specific questions may be directed to Memorial Hermann Health Plan Customer Service.
|Multiplan||Network access varies by employer group.|
|OptumHealth Centers of Excellence||Stem cell transplant|
|*Original Medicare A & B|
|Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)||Network access varies by employer group.|
|Texas Children's Health Plan||Texas Medicaid, CHIP||STAR, CHIP|
|**Traditional Texas Medicaid||Texas Medicaid|
|United Healthcare (UHC)||HMO, PPO, POS, Indemnity||
Choice; Choice Plus; Select; Select Plus; Options PPO; Non-Differential PPO; Core; Navigate
Note: MD Anderson is not included as a participating provider for the UnitedHealthcare Texas individual plans offered on and off the Texas Marketplace, including Compass and Charter. Specific questions may be directed to UnitedHealthcare Customer Service.
|Vantage Health Plan||HMO, PPO||Note: MD Anderson is included as a participating provider for the Vantage Health Plans offered on and off the Louisiana Marketplace.|
**Traditional Texas Medicaid does not include Managed Medicaid HMO plans. Managed Medicaid HMO plans are managed by a health insurance company, like Amerigroup or Superior. Not all Managed Medicaid HMO plans work with MD Anderson. To find out whether your particular Managed Medicaid HMO plan works with MD Anderson, contact your plan representative.