Patients seeking a procedure at the Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence may have a number of inquiries regarding insurance coverage, surgery cost, and billing procedures. With a plethora of insurance providers available, deciphering the exact benefits of your insurance plan can be confusing at the least. Here at the Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence, we currently accept Aetna, Cigna, Health Net and United, but will also offer competitive pricing for patients outside of these plans.
Our staff understands that healthcare coverage can be an overwhelming topic, and our mission is to help make each step in the process as smooth and simple as possible. If you have any questions regarding payment options or your personal coverage, please don’t wait to contact us at (888) 512-2312. Patients desiring a personal insurance coverage assessment or wishing to confirm their insurance policy should not hesitate to contact us as well.
Insurance Plans Accepted at the Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence
The Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence currently accepts all Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) and will work one-on-one with your insurance provider to confirm your coverage. Compared to other insurance providers, PPOs typically allow the most freedom for patients in selecting a healthcare provider and facility, and are therefore highly preferred by both patients and healthcare professionals. The most common PPO providers accepted include:
- Health Net
For patients who either do not have insurance coverage or do not have one of the plans listed above, the Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence offers competitive pricing and cash discounts.
Fees and Payment Arrangements
The Fissure and Fistula surgery center of excellence factors all additional service fees into the total cost of care. We charge a facility fee for each procedure performed in our state-of-the-art outpatient center as well as additional surgeon, anesthesiologist, consulting physician, and laboratory or pathology fees. These additional fees vary depending upon the procedure in question.
Patients are responsible for their portion of payments for the procedure. For individuals with insurance, the Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence requires that you pay your estimated deductible and co-pay prior to the procedure. For your convenience, we accept cash, personal checks (co-pay ONLY), VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card and American Express. We will then bill your insurance provider on your behalf.
Advantages of Outpatient Surgery
Both cost and quality of care are important factors for patients seeking any type of procedure. That is why the Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence offers high-quality, personalized care from our advanced outpatient center.
Our team of expert surgeons, state-of-the-art technology, and unique outpatient structure all enable us to perform a variety of procedures in an outpatient setting that would otherwise require a lengthy, disruptive hospital stay. Inpatient hospital stays can be incredibly expensive and uncomfortable, so we find that many of our patients prefer our comparable or reduced-cost outpatient procedures.
The Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence offers a variety of elective, non-emergency procedures, so our patients are significantly less likely to experience long recovery periods or contract an infection. In addition, our doctors work with the same team of nurses and medical assistants each day, ensuring cohesion, more efficient communication, and reduced time under anesthesia. Due to this, the Fissure and Fistula Surgery Center of Excellence is quickly developing a reputation in the medical community as the premier outpatient center for excellent surgical care.
Contact Our Outpatient Center to Confirm Your Insurance Coverage
Our pricing and services vary for each procedure, so be sure to check your insurance coverage before seeing one of our doctors by contacting our billing department at (888) 512-2312 or filling out the form below. After confirming your insurance information over the phone, we will be able to answer any questions you may have regarding pricing and insurance coverage. We strive to return all patient inquiries within 24 hours.
Please contact us if you have any questions.