Question: Why am I receiving more than one bill for the same procedure? Answer: There are a number of separate charges associated with your procedure. You MAY receive charges from several companies.
1. Cowtown Anesthesia Services for the nurse anesthetist.2. Your physician's office – his/her fee for performing your procedure.3. Miraca Life Sciences, TDDC, or ProPath for pathology.4. Your pathologist – services for tissue specimens removed during your procedure requiring further examination.
1. Cowtown Anesthesia Services for the nurse anesthetist.
2. Your physician's office – his/her fee for performing your procedure.
3. Miraca Life Sciences, TDDC, or ProPath for pathology.
4. Your pathologist – services for tissue specimens removed during your procedure requiring further examination.
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Question: What type of credit cards do you accept?Answer: We accept all major credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and CareCredit. You are welcome to visit the CareCredit website at: www.carecredit.com to pre-apply for their services before your date of procedure.
Question: When should I expect my first bill? Answer: We will bill you any balance due after your insurance company has paid your claim. There may be a delay if your insurance company has paid us incorrectly and we have re-submitted your claim for a corrected payment and allowance determination.
Question: Do you charge interest?Answer: No
Question: Are we able to set up a payment plan?Answer: We do ask that all balances are paid in full within 60 days. If you encounter problems paying within the 60 days, please contact our office immediately at 817-423-2888 and ask for our collections department.
Question: What is included in my bill?Answer: We are dedicated to reducing the cost of your medical care. In fact, we do not itemize invoices since most procedures have established charges. You will receive separate invoices from us, your physician, CRNA, lab and pathologist.
Question: What is your credit and payment policy?Answer: Credit and Payment PolicyFull payment is due within 60 days of your procedure.
We strongly encourage you to personally contact your insurance company about your upcoming procedure. It is mandatory that YOU, as the insurance subscriber, confirm that all prior authorization information necessary to your specific policy is completed before your procedure date. You may be penalized by your insurance company if you don’t follow your policy guidelines. You must understand what your benefits cover and how this may affect you financially.
We will submit insurance claims for you. We may request that your deductible and copay amounts are paid on or before your date of procedure. You will receive a notice from us regarding the amount to pay.
SELF PAY ACCOUNTS
Self pay accounts are offered the following payment plans if unable to pay in full on the date of service:
You will be asked to sign a financial agreement.
If you anticipate difficulty in paying your bill within the 60 day period please let us know immediately.
6317 Harris Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76132