We know medical costs can be very confusing. Whether you have health insurance and are trying to understand out of pocket costs or if you pay directly for your care and do not have health insurance, Yellowstone Surgery Center can help you get the information you need.
To get a confidential price estimate for a medical service or procedure at Yellowstone Surgery Center, please contact us with the appropriate information from your Physician and Insurance Company. The more information you are able to provide, the more accurate your estimate will be.
- Your Physician Information (physician ordering the procedure)
- Scheduled date/time of your Procedure
- Description of your service/procedure you need (provided by your physician)
- Procedure Code or “CPT Code” (provided by your physician)
- Any Insurance information (including ID#, Group#, claim address and phone number, and subscriber)
- Any additional details
We are always happy to answer any questions that you may have about our billing procedures. Please contact us during business hours so we may provide assistance. For you convenience, you may also request an estimate online.
Yellowstone Surgery Center
Main: (406) 237-5977
The cost estimate of your service or procedure will be based on the information you provide us. Please keep in mind, this is only an estimate and many factors can affect the final cost such as variations in the procedure performed or the need to perform more, fewer procedures at the time of service. This amount will not include charges made by the physician who performed the procedure or the anesthesiologist.
Pre-authorization and/or pre-determination does not guarantee payment from your insurance company. If you have further questions, contact your insurance provider using the customer service phone number on the back of your provider card.
Reading your Insurance Card
Member ID/Policy Number
Each person covered by a health insurance plan has a unique ID number that allows healthcare providers and their staff to verify coverage and arrange payment for services.
Each employer that purchases a health plan for its employees also has a number. This group number identifies the specific benefits associated you your employer’s plan.
Claims Contact Info
An address and contact information is listed on the card to specify where to send claims to or claims related questions.