At Fargo Center for Dermatology, we believe that expert Dermatology care should be both effective and affordable. We work with you to find the right options for care and treatment that fit within your budget. Contact our office to find out more about your individual payment options from one of our expert patient coordinators.


We understand that insurance coverage can be a big factor when looking at your options for specialty dermatology care. We accept most local and national insurance plans in an effort to make a seamless experience for you. We encourage our patients to check the specific coverage details of their plan(s), so that we can ensure you receive the right treatment at the right cost.

Authorization to Charge Credit Card on File

(Effective January 1, 2024) As a convenience to you, Fargo Center for Dermatology may offer to store your credit card information securely within the electronic medical record.  If you elect to have Fargo Center for Dermatology store your credit card information, you authorize Fargo Center for Dermatology to charge this credit card for any amounts owed by you to Fargo Center for Dermatology, including co-payments, service charges, and cancellation fees.  You may change or remove the credit card information stored by Fargo Center for Dermatology at any time by contacting Fargo Center for Dermatology.

Cancellation/No-Show Policy and Fee

(Effective January 1, 2024) At Fargo Center for Dermatology, we require at least 24 hours’ notice if you need to cancel or modify your appointment.  If an appointment is cancelled less than 24 hours in advance or patients fail to show up for a scheduled appointment, Fargo Center for Dermatology may charge a cancellation fee of (a) $50.00, for all medical appointments; (b) $100 for all surgery appointments, and (c) the lesser of $250.00 or 50% of the aesthetic service cost, for all aesthetic service appointments.  This cancellation fee must be paid within 30 days of the missed appointment.  Additionally, Fargo Center for Dermatology may refuse to provide additional services until any outstanding cancellation fee(s) have been paid.  All fees collected will be donated to charitable organizations.  See our community involvement page on our website to see where we have recently donated.


If your insurance carrier does not remit payment or notification to your provider within 60 days, the balance will be due from you. If your insurance company requests a refund of any payments made to Fargo Center for Dermatology, you will be responsible for any money refunded to your insurance company. In the event your insurance company has an established internal fee schedule that differs from the charged services you will be responsible for the difference remaining.


Delinquent patient accounts over 120 days will be assigned to a collection agency. When accounts are sent to collections, the additional fees associated will be added to the outstanding account balance.

Gift Cards

Gift cards can be used for product purchases and aesthetic services only.  Gift cards are not exchangeable for cash or replaced if lost or stolen.  All gift card sales are final.

Patient Refunds

We pride ourselves on ensuring accuracy and completeness of our billing practices. As such, our patient refund policy is as follows:

  • Patient accounts with a credit balance are reviewed every 60 days
  • Refunds are issued to the appropriate party (patient, guarantor, or insurance company).
  • A refund may be sent outside of the above dates if identified by the patient or insurance company.
  • Refunds will not be issued if the patient has an appointment within the next 30 days and it is expected that the patient will owe a co-pay, coinsurance, or deductible amount.


Here at Fargo Center for Dermatology it is important to us that your are provided the best dermatology and aesthetic care. That’s why we accept the best in medical and aesthetic care financing, CareCredit. CareCredit offers six months of deferred interest on purchases over $200. Please visit to get started on your application.

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All co-payments are due at the time of service.

Prior Authorization and Referrals

All services that require prior authorization must be authorized before we provide the service. Additionally, if a referral is needed, it must be obtained before the date of your service.

Patient Rights and Protections

You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost. Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services. You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, etc.

  • If your appointment is 3 or more days out, we will contact you to provide a “Good Faith Estimate.” If your appointment is 2 days out or less, please inquire if you are interested in receiving a “Good Faith Estimate.”
  • If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your “Good Faith Estimate,” you can dispute that bill.
  • Make sure you save a copy or picture of your “Good Faith Estimate.”

Disclaimer: this “Good Faith Estimate” shows the cost of items and services that are reasonably expected for your healthcare needs for an item or service. The estimate is based on information know at the time the estimate was created. The “Good Faith Estimate” does not include any unknown or unexpected costs that may arise during treatment. You could be charged more if complications or special considerations occur. If this happens, federal law allows you to dispute (appeal) the bill. For questions r more information about your right to a “Good Faith Estimate,” visit or call 1-800-985-3059.



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