Billing Frequently Asked Questions

Why am I receiving more than one bill for the same surgery?
There are a number of separate charges associated with your surgical procedure. You MAY receive charges from several companies.

  • Cowtown Anesthesia Services for the nurse anesthetist.

  • Your physician’s office – his/her fee for performing your procedure.

  • Miraca Life Sciences, TDDC, or ProPath for pathology.

  • Your pathologist – services for tissue specimens removed during your procedure requiring further examination.

What type of credit cards do you accept?
We accept all major credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and CareCredit. You are welcome to visit the CareCredit website at: www.carecredit.com to pre-apply for their services before your date of surgery. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CHECKS.

When should I expect my first bill?
We will bill you any balance due after your insurance company has paid your claim. There may be a delay if your insurance company has paid us incorrectly and we have re-submitted your claim for a corrected payment and allowance determination.

Do you charge interest?
No

Are we able to set up a payment plan?
We do ask that all balances are paid in full within 30 days.  If you encounter problems paying your bill, please contact our office immediately at 817-423-2888 and ask for our collections department.

What is your credit and payment policy?
Full payment is due within 30 days of your procedure.

We strongly encourage you to personally contact your insurance company about your upcoming procedure.  It is mandatory that YOU, as the insurance subscriber, confirm that all prior authorization information necessary to your specific policy is completed before your procedure date.  You may be penalized by your insurance company if you don’t follow your policy guidelines.  You must understand what your benefits cover and how this may affect you financially.

We will submit insurance claims for you.  We may request that your deductible and copay amounts are paid on or before your date of procedure.  You will receive a notice from us regarding the amount to pay.

SELF PAY ACCOUNTS

Self pay accounts are offered the following payment plans if unable to pay in full on the date of service:

  • 50% on admission and the balance within 30 days.

If you anticipate difficulty in paying your bill within the 30-day period please let us know immediately.