All of Surgikal Assistants, Inc. medical billing, appeals, and records are processed through a third party billing and collection company. In our billing practice, there is no charge to the surgeon, unless it is determined prior to service. However it is the patient’s responsibility to provide complete and accurate information about their insurance. We will submit claims to the insurance carrier and receive payments for services. Depending on the insurance coverage, patients may be responsible for co-payments, co-insurance or other deductible amounts.
Please call 866-SURGIKAL (787-4452)
Our office hours are 8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday
Surgikal Assistants, Inc. participates with several insurance carriers and health plans. The safe rule is to call our office to check that we accept a specific insurance otherwise we will bill as an out of-network provider.
Patients are responsible for all fees generated from the rendered professional services. Surgikal Assistants, Inc. will file for payment with the insurance or health plan on your behalf. Patients are responsible for all allowable fees not covered by their insurance. All payments are made directly to Surgikal Assistants, Inc. .
The surgical assistant is contacted by the surgeon and/or hospital. Once the procedure is complete, the billing department will call the surgeon’s office to verify CPT codes, Diagnosis codes, modifiers, the amount the surgeon billed and anything else related to the surgery. After reviewing the claim, the patient’s insurance company may determined that your patient is responsible for the amount in their statement. Patients will receive a bill from Surgikal Assistants, Inc. if the insurance company determined that you are responsible for the amount in their statement. Waivers for indigent patients are approved based on proof of financial hardship, but the routine waiver of co-payments and/or deductibles can constitute a violation of the federal anti-kickback statute (42 U.S.C. Section 1320a-7b) as well as applicable state law.