Orthopedic Surgery Centers
Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine offers patients the option to have their orthopedic surgical procedure performed in the Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) at our Summit Woods location, Beacon West location or new Evendale location. Our ASCs provide patients with the ability to have their surgery in a safe environment outside of the stress at a hospital operating room. In an outpatient setting, patients also typically go home the same day. Our Summit Woods ASC also has a unique setting with viewing rooms where families can see the OR environment and watch the procedure being performed. Each family at the Summit Woods ASC would then be accompanied by a viewing room attendant that explains the procedures step by step.
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Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC)
The ASC staffs are cross-trained to work pre-operatively, in the OR, and in post-op. This gives our entire staff the ability to provide patients comprehensive quality care.
Physicians Anesthesia Service provides Beacon with a select group of anesthesia providers that are also specialized in musculoskeletal procedures and are proficient in providing peripheral nerve blocks for post-operative pain control.
The ASC is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Meeting the standards of AAAHC demonstrates a commitment to quality and a deep concern for those we serve.
At Beacon’s Summit Woods Surgery Center, all operating rooms are connected to private viewing rooms where patient’s family/friends can watch procedures as they’re performed. These rooms are equipped with televisions to show what the physician is working on, an attendant to explain what the physician is doing, and a phone so that the viewer can speak with the physician post-surgery to discuss how the procedure went. Not all procedures can be viewed by family members or friends, and this discretion is up to the operating physician.
Our goal is to provide you with the information needed to navigate the complex health insurance & billing field. Our patient advocates are here to assist with any questions you may have regarding this information. At Beacon, we require the prepayment of any estimated patient responsibility amounts prior to the service being performed. Depending on your insurance benefits, you may have a deductible, coinsurance, or co-pay. Our patient advocates may be contacting you regarding your estimated out of pocket costs to set up payment arrangements.
When you have surgery, you will likely receive multiple bills. These bills can include:
- Professional Charges — Professional charges are the fees that are paid to the physician for performing the surgery. For assistance with these fees, please contact the appropriate patient advocate associated with the physician that will be performing your surgery.
- Facility Charges — Facility charges are the fees from the building where the surgery was performed which cover the costs of medications, implants, and supplies. These can come from the Surgery Center or Hospital, depending on where your care is performed. For assistance with the Beacon Surgery Center’s fees, contact our representative at the number listed above.
- Anesthesia Charges — Anesthesia charges are the fees from the anesthesiologists’ services during your surgery and recovery. If performed at our Surgery Center, these bills will come from Seven Hills Anesthesia Group Practice. For questions regarding anesthesia charges, contact our representative at 513-862-2432.
The quoted amounts due for surgery are only estimates. The patient’s charges can fluctuate depending on changes in the patient’s benefits or the procedure performed. If the amount quoted is less than what is actually due, the patient will be required to pay the difference after the surgery. If the amount quoted is higher than the actual amount, the patient will receive a refund in a timely manner. Questions regarding the Surgery Authorization? Please contact your physician’s surgery scheduler to discuss.
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