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Information on Payments/Financial Assistance

Our financial assistance program offers a variety of ways to modify a patient’s financial responsibility for services rendered by the surgery center. Certain service providers (such as Anesthesiologists or laboratories) bill for their services separately from the surgery center and may offer their own financial assistance program—please contact them for further information regarding their services.

Payment Plans

Each patient is expected to pay his/her estimated financial liability on or before the day of service. In the event a patient is unable to pay the estimated liability in full, our surgery center may, but is not obligated to, offer a short term repayment schedule after a minimum down payment is made. For an extended repayment schedule, a patient will need to secure financing with an outside source. Please contact us for further information.

Discounts

Patients who are not eligible to receive services paid for by insurance or other third party payment sources may be eligible to receive an uninsured discount from our facility. The discount is a set percentage off of charges and is subject to change. If a patient’s services are subsequently found to be covered by insurance or other third party payment source, the uninsured discount may be disallowed.

Out of Network

A patient receiving treatment at our surgery center under insurance with which our facility is out of network may be eligible to receive an adjustment to their assigned out of network patient liability, assuming our facility is not prohibited from offering Out of Network adjustments under state/Federal laws or your insurance company’s provisions. If not prohibited, the application of any out of network discount is subject to vary based on a patient’s benefit coverage. Accounts which become delinquent may have the adjustment disallowed.

Collection Procedures

As a courtesy to our patients, we will file an insurance claim on behalf of the patient to his/her insurance plan. A patient is expected to respond to his/her insurance plan’s request for information timely, as needed, in order to minimize claims processing delays.

Patients are expected to comply with their financial obligations in a timely manner including paying the estimated portion by the day services are received, and any remaining portion upon finalization of the claim by the payer. Further, patients are expected to remit any payments made directly to them (as opposed to the facility directly) from out of network insurers.

The facility will attempt to reach a patient by any method available to us to secure payment on any outstanding balance utilizing internal and external resources. If the account becomes delinquent, it may be placed with a collections agency or attorney for collection. In that case, the patient may also become liable for all costs and fees expended on collection attempts.

Other Providers

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 who may or may not participate with the same health insurers or health maintenance organizations as the facility.

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 in this 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.

Contracted Service Providers

The following providers render services to patients of this surgery center and will bill patients separately. Patients should contact:

Labratory

CBL Path
2100 SE 17th Street, Suite 300
Ocala, FL 34471
(877) 225-7284

LabCorp

531 South Spring Street

Burlington, North Carolina 27215

(800) 845-6167

Quest Diagnostics
1501 7th St SE
Decatur, AL 35601
(866) 697-8378

Anesthesia

miVIP Anesthesia Group
11801 SW 90th Street, Unit 203
Miami, FL  33816
(305) 392-1692

All other inquiries about physician billing should be addressed as follows:

miVIP Medical Group
3475 Sheridan St, Suite 101
Hollywood, FL 33021
Office: (954) 900-3629


Useful Links

Patients may access the State of Florida’s Agency for Healthcare Administration website at this link for general information: www.ahca.myflorida.com

Patients may access the State of Florida’s Agency for Healthcare Administration website at this link for information about our surgery centers: www.floridahealthfinder.gov

Patients may access the All-Claims Payor Database (ACPD) as follows (please note this website may still be inactive):  www.apcdcouncil.org/state/florida



Financial Arrangements