Who can I call if I have any questions about my bill?
Please contact our business office at (973) 779-7210, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9am to 5pm.


How much will my surgery cost?

Clifton Surgery Center charges a predetermined fee for each surgical procedure plus medical and surgical supplies used. The fee does not change based on how long the patient is in surgery for a particular procedure. Your overall charge may be higher if multiple procedures are performed.

 
How will I know if my surgery is covered?
Our billing office will coordinate with your insurance carrier directly to ensure that your surgery/procedure will be covered worry free. A representative is available Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm to assist you and answer any questions or concerns you may have.

 
Does the surgery center accept my insurance?

Clifton Surgery Center has contractual relationships with many of the major insurance carriers. This means that a formal agreement exists between this facility and your employer regarding claims submission and processing, covered services, allowable charges and rates. Your out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. deductible and co-payment amounts) are determined according to your benefit plan.

When will I receive a bill?
You should expect to receive a statement of your account after we have received payment or some type of correspondence from your insurance company regarding your surgery. Typically this is 30 to 60 days after your service.

The timeliness of payment varies according to payer. Some insurance companies pay in a very timely manner, unfortunately, some do not. We try very hard to provide payers with accurate information so that claims can be processed quickly. If you have not received a statement within two months, please do not hesitate to contact us regarding your account status. We may ask you for a little assistant in communicating with a non-contracting insurance company who is late in addressing your claim.

Will I receive a separate bill from my surgeon and the anesthesia provider?
Yes. Your bill from the surgery center does not include charges for professional services provided by your anesthesia provider. It also does not include any professional interpretations by pathologists should they be ordered by your surgeon.