Many patients considering ear surgery at La Peer’s Ear Surgery Center of Excellence in Los Angeles have questions regarding potential insurance coverage and out of pocket expenses for various procedures. With such a wide variety of insurance providers and plans available, the staff here at La Peer Health Systems understands this can be an overwhelming topic, so we strive to help you decipher the nuances of your insurance policy. We currently accept Aetna, Cigna, Health Net and United, but are also willing to consider plans not previously listed on a case-by-case basis.
Our mission at the Ear Surgery Center of excellence is to guide each of our patients step by step through the often confusing world of insurance policies. If you have any questions at all regarding the cost of your upcoming procedure, your insurance coverage, or any potential out-of-pocket expenses, please feel free to call us at (888) 281-8537 at your earliest convenience. Patients may also contact us at anytime for personal coverage assessment or to review your insurance coverage prior to scheduling a procedure.
Insurance Plans Accepted at the Ear Surgery Center of Excellence
The Ear Surgery Center of Excellence current accepts all PPO plans (Preferred Provider Organizations) and will work one-on-one with your provider to confirm your personal coverage. Given that they typically provide the most individual freedom in selecting a healthcare provider and facility, PPOs are among the most widely used insurance providers. The most popular PPO insurance plans include:
- Health Net
Not all patients seeking ear surgery are covered by the listed providers, and some patients may not have health insurance. To ensure affordable procedures for every patient, the Ear Surgery Center of Excellence offers competitive pricing and cash discounts. Individualized payment arrangements can be made with our billing department for patients without insurance coverage.
Fees and Payment Arrangements
Procedures performed at the Ear Surgery Center of Excellence typically include multiple services, which are then factored into the total cost of care. The Ear Surgery Center of Excellence charges a facility fee for all procedures performed in out state-of-the-art outpatient surgery center. This facility fee does not include surgeon, anesthesiologist, consulting physician, or pathology or laboratory work fees. Additional fees will vary depending on the procedure and severity of condition.
Patients assume responsibility for all fees and payments for their procedure. For patients with any of our approved insurance providers, La Peer Health Systems requires that you pay the estimated deductibles and co-payments prior to your procedure. For patient convenience, we accept cash, personal checks, (co-pay ONLY), VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card and American Express. We will the bill you insurance provider on your behalf.
Advantages of Outpatient Surgery
Quality of care and cost are two important considerations for all patients considering a surgical procedure. At our outpatient center, our staff of expertly trained medical professionals offers high-quality, individualized care in a safe and comfortable setting.
Due to the Ear Surgery Center of Excellence’s unique structure, our team of world-renowned surgeons are able to perform a number of technologically advanced procedures in an outpatient setting that would otherwise require a lengthy, expensive hospital stay. Our unique outpatient facilities feature a reduction in procedure cost and allow patients to recover in the privacy and comfort of heir own homes.
Since the Ear Surgery Center of Excellence only offers elective, non-emergency procedures, generally our patients can expect a speedy recovery and are far less likely to contract an infection. In addition, our team of specialized medical professionals and staff work closely together day-by-day, ensuring cohesion and the most high-quality patient care possible. Due to this, the Ear Surgery Center of Excellence is quickly developing a reputation in the medical community as the “go-to” for high-end surgical care in Los Angeles.
Contact Our Outpatient Center to Confirm Your Insurance Coverage
Pricing for each of the services listed at the Ear Surgery Center of Excellence vary. To confirm your insurance coverage before visiting one of our physicians or surgeons, please contact our billing department at (888) 281-8537 or fill out he form provided below. Our friendly staff will be able to answer any and all questions regarding insurance coverage and pricing over the phone. If you happen to reach us outside of normal business hours, please leave a message and we will do our best to contact you within 24 hours.