What patients are saying.
Dr. Jacobs was phenomenal and caring. His demeanor and professionalism made me fully trust him with my care.
Dr. Jacobs always addresses any of my concerns, and he keeps me top of mind when there's new developments with any medications or treatments.
Dr. Jacobs is absolutely fantastic. He is attentive, caring, and has excellent bedside manner. He is always sensitive to his patient's concerns.
Providers at this practice.
Frequently asked questions about this practice.
Schedule an Appointment
To serve you in the best way possible, we work by appointments and can offer appointments within 24 hours of your call. Please let us know of any issues that may necessitate being seen sooner. Same day appointments are available for urgent problems.
At your initial visit, you will be asked to present your insurance card, photo ID, any necessary co-payments and or deductibles that may be due, and to complete new patient paperwork. To save time during your first appointment, you may download and complete our new patient paperwork ahead of time and bring it with you to your appointment.
To Cancel or Reschedule
If you are unable to keep an appointment, we ask that you cancel/reschedule your appointment at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment time. There is a $40.00 fee applicable for non emergent late cancellations and no shows.
In Case of Emergency
After office hours all calls are answered by our office’s answering service. For non-emergent calls our voice mail system is available.
Insurance Plan Participation
At Southport Women’s Healthcare we participate in many managed care plans and see patients with government as well as traditional insurance. Some insurance plans may require that you obtain a referral from your regular doctor (PCP) before you visit us if we are not your designated gynecologist. To find out if a particular physician participates with your plan, please contact our office or your insurance company.
We participate with the following major plans:
- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield / Wellpoint
- CIGNA Healthcare
- First Health / Coventry Health care
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
- Multiplan / PHCS / Emblem Healthcare
- Northeast Health Direct / Consumer Health Network PPO / ChoiceCare Humana
- Oxford Health Plan
- United Healthcare
Women's Health Connecticut participates in the following CT Health Insurance Exchange health plans:
For more information about these plans, we recommend that you visit accesshealthct.com or call 1-855-805-4325.
Billing and Payments
You are responsible for learning details of your coverage from your insurance plan, including all deductibles, co-payments and/or any referrals that may be required by your insurance company. Your co-payment is expected at the time of service, and payment in full is expected at each visit for services not covered by your insurance. Additionally, if you do not have an insurance card available, and/or our physicians do not participate with your health plan, full payment also is expected at the time of service.
For your convenience, we accept cash, check, Mastercard, and VISA. All returned checks will be assessed a $25.00 service charge. If you are an existing patient with a balance due, you can also pay your bill online.
If you have any questions regarding billing, please call our central billing office at (800) 889-3333 during regular business hours.
267 Grant Street
Bridgeport, CT 06610
Phone: (203) 384-3000
St. Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Phone: (877) 255-7847 or (203) 576-6000
For your convenience, Southport Women’s Healthcare provides the following forms that you may download and complete before visiting us. Otherwise, the applicable forms will need to be filled out upon arrival at our office so please plan to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time to complete necessary paperwork. At regular intervals, you will be asked to update this information.