At Express ER in Harker Heights, we understand that experiencing a medical emergency can be an extremely stressful experience, which is why we try to make each of our patient’s visits as easy as possible, including our billing process. Harker Heights Express ER is a Texas-licensed free-standing emergency room that does not participate in any health benefit plan provider network. However, due to Texas state law, all insurance companies are required to process emergency room visits at in-network benefit levels. Have you or a loved one experienced a medical emergency? Visit Express ER in Harker Heights right away. We have no long wait times or crowds.

Senate Bill 425 And House Bill 3276

NOTICE OF FEES – Plains ER Management, LTD in compliance with Senate Bill 425, effective January 1, 2016, and modified by House Bill 3276, effective September 1, 2017, posts the following:

  • Express ER in Harker Heights is a freestanding medical care facility/emergency room;
  • The rates at Express ER in Harker Heights are comparable to a hospital-based emergency room, and a facility fee may be charged;
  • Our physicians at Express ER Harker Heights may or may not be a participating provider in your health insurance network; we recommend you check with your healthcare benefits provider to obtain more information;
  • Harker Heights Express ER is not a participating provider in any health insurance provider network. By Texas state law, however, your health insurance provider is required to process your emergency care at in-network health insurance benefit levels;
  • Your physician providing your medical care at Express ER today may bill separately from the Express ER for the emergency care provided to you.

Insurance Provider Billing

When a patient visits Express ER for emergency medical care, two claims will be submitted to their insurance company. The first insurance claim will be submitted for the emergency physician who provided your care at Express ER. The second insurance claim will be submitted for the Express ER facility and should encompass all of the care you received, including any cultures, CT scans, x-rays, and even laboratory tests. An explanation of benefits will be sent once the claims have been sent to your insurance and should explain any charges from Express ER.

Patient Billing

Express ER in Harker Heights does engage in balance billing, meaning no billing above your insurance providers in-network allowable will be done. Once your explanation of benefits has been processed, any outstanding balance due from Express ER will be provided in an invoice. If you have any questions regarding your invoice from Express ER, please give us a call.

Transparent Billing

We at Express ER offer transparent billing services to our patients covering their charges without insurance. For emergency care situations, our doctors will inform you about any procedures and their charges, so our patients can feel confident that they won’t be surprised by their billing at the end of their visit.

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