Arthritis Center   Steven Baak, MD

Call Us:  (314) 942-6464

As a policy, it is the responsibility of the patient to confirm that the Arthritis Center is "in network" for their insurance carrier. 


-Exclusive Choice



The Arthritis Center does not  accept the following insurances:

-UHC AARP Medicare HMO

UHC Core, Choice Plus, Charter

-UHC Options PPO Select, Compass

-UHC Navigate*

-UHC Golden Rule*

The Arthritis Center currently accepts the following insurances:

-Blue Access                -Blue Access Choice

-Blue Preferred           -Traditional

-Medicare Advantage  -Pathway/Pathway X

-Missouri Care Health Plan
-Medicaid (as secondary insurance)

​-AARP (as primary insurance)

-Aetna Better Health

-Cigna: EPOConnect

-Coventry: Total Care


- Gold Advantage Medicare*    - Fully Insured

-IBEW and UMR          -Carpenter's

-National Netwo         -National (First Health/Mail Handlers)

-Medicare Advantage and Advantra*



-Aetna Medicare HMO


*Insurance may require a referral please consult your primary care physician

Need additional financial assistance?

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-United Health Care*:

-Choice Care              -Choice Care PPO Plus

-Commercial POS     -Commercial EPO

-National POS            -National POS Open Access Plus

-GE Health Preferred  -P&G National POS

-St. Joseph Hosp POS   -Us Bank

-Medicare PPO          -Medicare PPO/Employer PPO Plus



-Coventry: Improvement PLUS

-Coventry: ONE Products
-Care Improvement
-Medicaid (as primary insurance)
-MO Healthnet