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Our staff will verify insurance coverage for the facility fees prior to surgery. If your insurance policy does not provide 100% coverage of the planned procedure, please be prepared to make payment on the day of surgery for the co-insurance and/or deductible portion of the facility fee. 100% payment is also required for any services that are not covered by your insurance policy. All quotes for procedures are estimates, and prior to your surgery date you will receive a phone call and/or letter advising you of your responsibility. You may also call us to receive a quote of the estimated charges for your surgery.Please understand that actual billed charges are based on the doctor’s operative report and actual surgery times.
The Center bills to all insurance companies, and to Medicare for procedures covered by Medicare in an ambulatory surgery center.
We do not bill insurance for cosmetic procedures unless prior approval of the planned surgical procedure has been received from the insurance company.
For your convenience, we accept: VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
Personal checks and cash are also accepted. Unpaid balances over 90 days are subject to collections.
Palos Surgicenter requires 100% pre-payment by cash or credit card on the day of surgery.
For special or extenuating circumstances, we can arrange payment plans for non-cosmetic procedures on a case-by-case basis; please contact our business office at 708-827-2322.
Depending on the surgery performed, patients may also receive bills from the following independent providers: