Patients preparing for surgery at the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence may have questions regarding procedure costs, insurance billing, and insurance coverage for our services. Many different insurance providers with varying degrees of coverage exist, so determining your own personal benefits can be challenging. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence currently accepts Aetna, Cigna, Health Net, and United but will gladly work with patients outside these plans and offer competitive pricing.
We are aware that healthcare billing can be an overwhelming topic, and we have made it our mission to make the process as simple and pain-free as possible for all out clients. If you have any question or concerns regarding payment for your upcoming procedure, call us at (888) 421-4172 at your earliest convenience. You may also contact us to confirm your insurance coverage or receive one-on-one coverage assessment.
Insurance Plans Accepted at the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence
All PPO plans (Preferred Provider Organizations) are accepted at the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence, and we will work closely with your provider to determine your coverage. PPO plans are among the most popular insurance providers because they typically allow the most freedom in selecting a healthcare provider and facility. The most common PPO insurance plans accepted include:
- Health Net
Patients with out insurance or a listed provider are eligible for a competitive cash discount. Specific payment arrangements can be discussed with our billing department for clients without insurance.
Fees and Payment Arrangements
Each procedure performed at the Irritable Bowel Disease Center of Excellence may require additional services with respective fees to ensure the highest quality of care. We charge an initial facility fee that does not include additional fees for your surgeon, anesthesiologist, consulting physician, or any required laboratory work. These additional fees will vary with each procedure.
Patients receiving treatment at our outpatient facilities are responsible for payments for their procedure. For patients with insurance, we ask that you pay your estimated deductible and co-payments prior to your procedure. For your convenience, we accept cash, personal checks (co-pays ONLY), VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card, and American Express. We then bill your insurance on your behalf.
Advantages of Outpatient Surgery
Overall cost and quality of care are to very important considerations for any individual considering a non-emergency procedure. From our high-tech outpatient surgical center, the Irritable Bowel Disease Center of Excellence offers the highest quality, personally tailored treatment available in a safe, luxurious setting.
Our unique facilities, expert surgical team, and advanced technology all enable us to perform procedures in a comfortable outpatient setting that have previously required disruptive inpatient stays. Inpatient hospital stays are expensive, inconvenient, and stressful, so we find that many of our clients highly prefer our less expensive outpatient procedures.
Because the Irritable Bowel Disease Center of Excellence is an elective, non-emergency surgical center, our clients are far less likely to experience long and unexpected delays or contract an infection. Furthermore, our physicians work closely with the same staff of assistants daily, translating to reduced time spent under anesthesia, increased surgical efficiency, and fluid communication among team members. We are quickly developing a name for ourselves in the medical community as the best outpatient surgical facility in Los Angeles.
Contact Our Outpatient Center to Confirm Your Insurance Coverage Today
Because pricing and services associated with each procedure offered at our facilities vary, we recommend that you contact our billing department at (888) 421-4172 to confirm your coverage. You may also fill out the form at the top of this page, and our team will do our best to contact you within 24 hours. After reviewing your insurance coverage over the phone, we will be able to answer any and all of your questions regarding pricing and insurance.