- Post Oak Emergency Room is a Freestanding Emergency Room Medical Care Facility.
- By Texas state law your health insurance company is required to process your ER visit at in network benefit levels.
- The facility charges rates comparable to a hospital emergency room and may charge a facility fee.
- Either the facility or a physician providing services at the facility may be out-of-network with the patient’s health plan
- A physician(s) providing care at the facility may bill separately from the facility.
- Post Oak ER is out-of-network for all benefit plans.
NOTICE TO ALL PATIENTS:
DISCLAIMER TO ALL PATIENTS:
The CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) does not yet recognize Freestanding Emergency Centers which is why Post Oak Emergency Room cannot currently accept the following medical insurances: Medicaid, Medicare, and Tricare.
TEXAS SENATE BILL 425
Senate Bill 425, passed by the Texas Legislature during the 84th Regular Session, requires all FECs to post notice of the following:
- This is a Freestanding Emergency Medical Care Facility
- This facility charges rates comparable to a hospital Emergency Room and may charge a facility fee
- This facility or physician providing medical care at this facility may not be a participating provider in your Health Benefit Plan provider network
- A physician providing medical care at this facility may bill separately from the facility for the medical care provided to you
TEXAS HOUSE BILL 3276
The facility is not a participating provider in any health benefit plan provider network.
Our goal is to help all patients who come through our doors. Our patients never have surprise billing. Ever. We’ll file with the insurance companies on your behalf. We are, first and foremost, patient advocates.
Emergency Services Facility Fees:
- Fees range from $500 to $3600 depending upon the level of care necessary to properly treat your condition or illness
- Median Fee is $1750
- Level I $500
- Level II $900
- Level III $1500
- Level IV $2500
- Level V $3600
In the event your care requires intensive treatment and observation, Post Oak ER will bill your insurance carrier for an observation fee.
- Observation Fees are billed $1750 per hour
- Median Fee is $1750 per hour
- This is the only level of care charged when an observation is necessary to properly care for your condition or illness
At no time will our charges to you exceed what you would ever pay had you chosen to go to hospital ER. In fact, our fees and patient charges are regularly less than what hospitals charge.