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COVER STORY


going through a traditional payer net- work, they also avoid the anxiety of receiving additional medical bills after their procedure.”


A Second Model The Ambulatory Surgical Center of Ste- vens Point in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is taking a different approach to price transparency, says Becky Ziegler-Otis, the ASC’s administrator. Since January 2014, the surgery center has provided patients with their expected out-of- pocket expenses based upon their spe- cific insurance negotiated rate. When a patient is scheduled, insur-


ance information is sent to the ASC’s insurance coordinator. This individual verifies the insurance and determines the patient’s deductible and whether the patient has coinsurance.


12 ASC FOCUS JUNE/JULY 2015


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