If you are preparing to undergo hernia surgery at Hernia Surgery Los Angeles, you may have questions about insurance, billing, and other costs. There are a variety of insurance plans and providers, and trying to determine what your medical benefits are can sometimes be confusing. At our outpatient surgical center, we accept Aetna, Cigna, Health Net and United, but we are willing to work with patients who have other insurance carriers. We also offer competitive pricing for patients without insurance.
We know that healthcare billing can be difficult to understand. That’s why we’ve made it our goal to simply this step of the billing process as much as possible. So, if you have any questions about pricing and payments, don’t hesitate to call and let us know. We can be reached at (888) 837-0459. You can also call simply to confirm your insurance policy before to your consultation.
Insurance Plans Accepted at the Colonoscopy Center of Excellence
Hernia Surgery Los Angeles accepts all PPO plans (Preferred Provider Organizations). We accept PPO plans because they offer the most freedom as to which healthcare provider or facility a patient can use. The PPO insurance carriers we accept are:
- Health Net
We also offer a cash discount for patients without insurance or with insurance that isn’t accepted by Hernia Surgery Los Angeles. Our billing department will make specific payment arrangements for those patients who don’t have insurance.
Billing and Fees
Multiple services are involved when a surgery is performed at Hernia Surgery Los Angeles. Each of these services must be factored into the overall cost of care. Hernia Surgery Los Angeles charges a facility fee for outpatient procedures. In addition, patients are charged fees for their surgeon, their consulting physician, their anesthesiologist, and any required laboratory or pathology work. These fees vary depending on every patient and procedure.
Every patient is responsible for all payments related to his or her type of hernia. If a patient has insurance, he or she is required to pay the estimated deductible and co-payments prior to the procedure. Hernia Surgery Los Angeles accepts cash, personal checks (as co-pay only), VISA, Discover Card, MasterCard, and American Express. After payment, our office will bill your insurance company for you. For patients who qualify, we also accept CareCredit, a special type of credit designed to help for healthcare.
Why Choose Outpatient Surgery
It is essential to consider both cost and quality when choosing a surgical facility. Because Hernia Surgery Los Angeles is an outpatient surgery center, our board-certified surgeons offer personalized, top-quality care in a controlled, safe, and friendly environment.
As anyone who has spent time in a hospital knows, inpatient stays can quickly become expensive. At Hernia Surgery Los Angeles, however, our cutting-edge technology and world-renowned physicians allow us to offer surgeries on an outpatient basis that would otherwise require an inpatient hospital stay. This often saves our patients money.
Hernia Surgery Los Angeles is also a non-emergency, elective surgical center. That means our patients get to avoid the long delays of a hospital. They’re also less likely to contract an infection. In addition, our hernia surgeons work side-by-side with the same handpicked nurses and staff every day, allowing for more efficient surgeries and reduced time under anesthesia for our patients.
Contact Hernia Surgery Los Angeles to Confirm Your Insurance Coverage
Pricing and services vary from procedure to procedure. So the best way to be certain that you are covered before seeing one of our doctors is to contact our billing department. You can call us at (888) 418-2082 or by filling out our online form.
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