1. It is the patient's responsibility to check if our office/physician is in the patient's insurance network.
2. If you have HMO insurance you are responsible for your referrals. Referrals are only valid for 90 days from the issue date and are only active for as many visits as your primary doctor has approved.
3. You are responsible for knowing the policies of your insurance, such as co-pay, coinsurance, deductible, pre-existing conditions, policy exclusions, effective date, termination, etc.
4. Co-pays and self-pay procedures are due at the time of service, with no exceptions.
5. Each scheduled appointment in our office is considered an office visit and will be charged to your insurance
6. If a procedure is performed (including anoscopy), it is an additional charge to your insurance.
7. If your account is referred to a collection agency, you will be responsible for all collection fees which is 30% of the unpaid balance and reasonable attorney fees of one-third (1/3) of the balance referred to the attorney.
8. If you are scheduled for a procedure it is your responsibility to make an appointment with your primary doctor for medical clearance. You are responsible to obtain your bowel prep and start it as instructed.