Premier Surgery Center takes the health and well-being of our patients, medical staff, and everyone in the communities we serve very seriously. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are requesting only one (1) visitor/family member per patient.
Questions related to surgery itself or preparation should be directed to Premier Surgery Center of Georgia at (912) 264-9029. Specific questions related to your specific case or problems afterward should be directed to the surgeon’s office. In the case of an emergency call the physician office for the on-call physician or report directly to the emergency room. You are always welcome to call the our center for direction in a non-emergent situation.
There are two reasons. One, sometimes physicians get ahead of schedule and it is important that the next patient be available and ready for their procedure. Two, patients go through an assessment phase by nurses’ and anesthesiologist in preparation for their procedures. This takes time and, so that no patients feel rushed, it is important that all involved have time to make their contribution to your care.
The policy of this center, as with many health care facilities across the nation is that patients pay their portion of co-insurance and any remaining deductible at the time of the procedure. This helps to keep the collection prices down, thus the cost of doing business at a minimum. Ambulatory surgery centers are paid less than hospitals, on average for procedures, and thus, efficiency of care including collections, is extremely important.
ASCs (Ambulatory Surgery Centers), including Premier Surgery Center of Georgia are known for their efficiency of care, quality outcomes and low cost of care in comparison to their hospital competition. Ambulatory surgery is our specialty and thus, we have established a reputation for excellence in what we do. We aim to “exceed the expectations” of you our customer. We and our Surgery Partners affiliates have succeeded in that goal of over 90% of our customers before you, we have confidence we will do that for you.
Sometimes patients do owe more after the procedure because the physician performed more than was anticipated at the time of registration and/or there were implants and supplies used that were unknown at the time of registration.