Facility Fees and Insurance

Charges associated with services provided at Schaumburg Surgery Center will consist of a facility fee for the patient’s use of the Pre-Op area, the Operating Room and the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (Recovery Room), as well as all supplies and medications. Self-pay patients may also be charged for certain single-use implants and/or surgical supplies. The facility fees do not include anesthesia, laboratory, pathology or surgeon. You will be billed separately for these fees.

Please be aware of any admission policies your insurance plan may have. You or your physician may have to adhere to certain requirements in order to ensure maximum reimbursement. Failure to obtain pre-authorization, physician referral, or a second opinion may greatly reduce or eliminate your benefits.

Payment Policy

  • Be prepared to pay any co-insurance/deductible amounts on the day of your surgery.
  • Patients who do not have insurance coverage are also required to pay their charges in advance or on the day of surgery.
  • As a courtesy, we will bill your primary and secondary insurance carriers or governmental agency directly for the facility's charges.
  • Schaumburg Surgery Center accepts cash, cashier's checks, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, CareCredit and personal checks with a valid I.D.

CareCredit

The Center offers a financing plan called CareCredit to cover you and your family members’ healthcare needs. With CareCredit you enjoy these benefits:

  • Flexible financing options
  • No annual fees or prepayment penalties
  • A Fast Credit decision

We are happy to allow you to make convenient, low monthly payments. If financing is your preferred option, you can begin any necessary treatment immediately and spread the payments out over time. For more information, call CareCredit prior to the day of surgery at 800-365-8290 or go to www.carecredit.com.

Medicare

Medicare beneficiaries are welcome to receive services at this facility. This facility is in-network and certified by Medicare. Schaumburg Surgery Center complies with Medicare safety and governance standards.

Taken from the Medicare & You Handbook for Part B-Covered Services...

“Facility fees for approved services at an Ambulatory Surgery Center, which is a facility where surgical procedures are performed, and the patient is released the same day. You pay 20% of the Medicare approved amounts and any applicable Part B deductible.”

Insurance

Because of the large number of health insurance plans, we suggest that you contact your insurance carrier if you have any specific questions regarding your individual coverage and to better understand your specific surgical benefits.

If you have questions regarding your payments, insurance or other financial issues, please contact the business office at Schaumburg Surgery Center.

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