Insurance and Billing
Please contact the Endoscopy and Surgery Center prior to your scheduled procedure for pre-admission instructions and final arrangements. PLEASE NOTE: ALL FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO SURGERY . Financial specialists for the Surgery Center can be reached at: (813) 396.2386 and (813) 396.2389. Your insurance benefits will be verified prior to your surgery date and you will be notified of the payment due based on expenses not covered by your insurance, including deductibles, co-payments, etc. Payment for out-of-pocket expenses will be expected prior to surgery.
Uninsured and cash paying patients will be required to pay for services prior to the procedure date. We do accept most credit cards.
The Center will bill your insurance company as a courtesy; however, any balance due is your responsibility and will be requested from you if we have not received payment from your insurance company after 60 days.
Your Surgery Center Fee Includes:
- Medical and surgical care
- Cost of routine equipment and supplies
- Cost of drugs and anesthesia administered
- Operating room time
- Recovery room services
Anesthesia, radiology, surgeon, and physician consultation fees are not included in the Center's fee. Your insurance company may request an estimate of your surgical costs prior to surgery. It is your responsibility to find out your insurance carrier's requirements.