Frequent Ask Questions…
What is included in the price?
Should you be a candidate for surgery, the facility fee, surgeon’s fee, and anesthesiologist’s fee are included in the price. (See the pricing page for specific procedures which may require additional fees such as implants for certain orthopedic procedures.)
Who do I contact if I have questions?
How long is the quoted price valid?
Quotes are valid for 60 days.
How will a surgeon be selected for me?
If the patient doesn’t have a preference, an appropriate surgeon will be selected from our qualified staff.
What if I see the physician and he doesn't believe I am a surgical candidate?
Included in our package price is a $200 surgical consultation fee. If you are not a candidate for surgery, you are only responsible for the consultation fee.
May I stay overnight in the facility?
Overnight stays are not usually necessary, but arrangements can be made for an additional charge. Room for one family member is available as well.
What is the rate of infection at this facility?
Wherever you decide to have your surgery, you should inquire about the rate of infection in their facility. Our infection rate for 2016 was 0.1%. Listed below is our infection summary over the last 10 years:
These percentages have been and remain astoundingly low compared with an estimated national average of 2.6 % per year.
Who will I pay?
All payments are made to Atlas Billing Company with the exception of the surgical consultation fee. This will be due and collected at the surgeon’s office.
What methods of payment are acceptable?
To keep our prices as low as possible, cashier’s checks or cash are the methods preferred. Credit cards are accepted on a case by case basis. Human resource departments or divisions of self-insured companies can make other arrangements if necessary.
Can payment arrangements be made?
Payment in full is required at the time service is rendered. No payment arrangements can be made. These deeply-discounted prices are otherwise not available.