You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate of Charges” explaining how much your medical care will cost. If you are a cash-pay patient, SpineOne will provide an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.
- You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate of charges for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.
- Your healthcare provider should give you a Good Faith Estimate of charges in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your healthcare provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate of charges before you schedule an item or service.
- If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate of charges, you can dispute the bill.
- Save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate of charges.
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate of charges starting January 1, 2022, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises/consumers or call 1-800-985-3059.