Panama City Surgery Center contracts with most major carriers.
Our business office team will submit the claim to your insurance company for Panama City Surgery Center facility charges. Most surgical procedures performed in our facility are covered in whole or in part by medical insurance.
As a service to our patients, prior to the day of the procedure, we will provide an estimate of the surgery center fees and patient responsibility (coinsurance, copayments, or deductible amounts) you will be required to pay prior to or on the day of your procedure. The surgery center’s fees are based on the procedure your physician scheduled. As with any medical procedure, if unforeseen circumstances should arise during the procedure, it may be necessary for the physician to perform additional or different procedures and/or to use more/less expensive supplies or implants. The use of implants and/or the difference in procedures may cause the estimate to vary significantly. However, it is understood that final gross charges and patient responsibility will depend on actual services provided and may or may not exceed the original estimate.
As referenced in Florida Statue 395, all patients or prospective patients are encouraged to contact his or her health insurer or health maintenance organization for additional information concerning cost-sharing responsibilities.
In accordance with Florida Law, upon verbal or written request Panama City Surgery Center will provide the patient in writing or by electronic means a good faith estimate of the Facility’s anticipated gross charges based on the patient’s procedure(s) as indicated by the physician to treat the patient’s condition within seven (7) business days of the request (if a patient is insured, the contracted insurance rates will supersede the gross charges estimate).
You will receive a bill from Panama City Surgery Center for outpatient surgical services you receive which will include nursing care, medications, supplies and the use of the operating and recovery rooms. You may receive separate bills from the following:
- Your surgeon
- IPG if you are a Blue Cross subscriber and have implants as part of your case
- Laboratory or Imaging services received prior to your surgery
Information on our Collection Policy, our Financial Assistance & Charity Care Policy, and Care Credit (Patient Payment Plan) is available by following the links below:
- Collection Procedures
- Financial Assistance and Charity Care
- Care Credit
Florida Law requires us to notify you that services may be provided in this health care facility by the facility as well as by other health care providers who may separately bill the patient and whom may or may not participate with the same health insurers or health maintenance organizations as the facility.
In accordance with Florida Law, patients and prospective patients may request from this facility and other health care providers a more personalized estimate of charges and other information. Patients and prospective patients should contact each health care practitioner who will provide services at Panama City Surgery Center to determine the health insurers and health maintenance organizations with which the health care practitioner participates as a network provider or preferred provider.
Panama City Surgery Center is contracted with Anesthesia Unlimited to provide anesthesia services. Please click on the LINK for contact information, billing information, or to obtain an estimate of charges.
Pursuant to s.408.05, F.S., for information about quality measures, statistics and data as disseminated by AHCA, please click on the following link: https://pricing.floridahealthfinder.gov/.
For specific information regarding your financial responsibility, please call our Billing Department at 850-769-3191. The Panama City Surgery Center accepts most major credit cards and personal checks up to $500.