Payments

The total cost of your procedure could be comprised four different provider fees to include: Yuma Endoscopy Center (facility fee), The Physician (professional) fee, the anesthesia fee, and the pathologist's fee (if a biopsy is performed.) Each provider bills their services separately. 

Yuma Endoscopy Center's Fee
Covers the cost of providing technicians, nurses, equipment and supplies involved in the performance of your service. Co-pays, Co-insurance and deductibles are due at the time of service. Once your insurance company has processed your claim you will be billed for any remaining balance. Payment is requested to be paid within 30 days. For any questions regarding your bill from Yuma Endoscopy Center, please call (928) 248-5295

Yuma Gastro (Physician's Professional Fee)
Covers the physician's services for performing the endoscopy procedure. The physician who performed the service will bill you separately for the professional fee. If you have questions regarding your bill from Yuma Gastro, please call their billing department at (928) 248-5312

Desert Sedation Services LLC (Anesthesia Fee):
Covers the cost of providing anesthesia for your procedure. Once your insurance company has processed your claim you will be billed for any remaining balance with a maximum out of pocket expense of $250. Desert Sedation Services is not a contracted provider for any commercial insurance companies. As a result you will receive an explanation of benefits (EOB) and possibly a check from your insurance company for anesthesia services rendered. You are responsible to bring a copy of your EOB to the office. If you have any questions regarding your bill from Desert Sedation Services please call their billing department at (888) 610-2455

Yuma Gastro Path (Pathology Fee):
is for services by the pathologist for review and interpretation of the tissues of any biopsies and polyps removed during your procedure. Unless instructed otherwise, your specimen will be processed by Yuma Gastro's pathologist. If a different laboratory is preferred please inform us at the time of services. For questions regarding your pathology bill, please call Yuma Gastro's Bill at 928-248-5312