Dr. Bloem does not accept any insurance plans. He is not a Medicaid provider and he opted out of Medicare. If you have an insurance plan that offers out-of-network benefits (e.g., a PPO), then your insurance plan may reimburse a portion of your consultations or treatments, once you have met the out-of-network deductible. Dr. Bloem will provide you with diagnosis codes and CPT codes so that you will be able submit a claim with your insurance company.
Yes, the office building has ramps for wheelchairs, automatic door openers, and an elevator.
Yes, there is free parking right next to the office building. Coming from the Capital Beltway (Exit 33 off I-495), head north on Connecticut Avenue for about 1.6 miles, make a U-turn at the traffic light at the intersection with Knowles Avenue, and then make an immediate right underneath the yellow gate into the parking lot next to the tall office building. If your car has a low rider chassis, we recommend parking in the shopping center on the other side of Knowles Avenue because the ramps onto the parking lot that is next to Dr. Bloem’s office building are quite steep.
Yes, the closest Metro stations are the Wheaton Station and the Grosvenor-Strathmore Station (both are Red line). The Ride On Route 4 bus operates between the Wheaton Metro Station and Kensington. The Ride On Route 5 bus operates between the Grosvenor-Strathmore Station and Kensington. Alternatively, you may use ridesharing service like Uber or Lyft.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is about 40-50 minutes (35 miles) from Dr. Bloem’s Kensington office. The most convenient way to travel to Dr. Bloem’s office is with a ridesharing service. If you want to save a some money, you may use Bus Route 201 ($6 one-way fare), which operates between BWI and the Georgia Avenue Park & Ride, which is near Olney. From this bus stop we recommend using a rideshare service to travel to Kensington.
Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is about 50 minutes (29 miles) from Dr. Bloem’s Kensington office. We recommend a ridesharing service. Alternatively, you may use the Silver Line Express Bus to the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station. Then you’ll need to transfer to the Red line and take a bus or ridesharing service to the Kensington office.