Insurance & Billing

Facility Fees

  • Facility fees cover the use of the facility only. Facility fees do not include laboratory, pathology, surgeon, anesthesiologist, certified nurse anesthetist fees, nor does it include the cost of any implants used for your surgery. You will be billed separately for these fees.
  • If you require special financial arrangements, please phone our office prior to your surgery to discuss alternative methods of payment.

Collections and Payment Policy

  • Be prepared to pay any co-pay or deductible amounts on the day of your surgery.
  • Patients who do not have insurance coverage or those having cosmetic surgery are also required to pay their charges in advance.
  • We will bill your primary and secondary insurance carriers or governmental agency directly for the facility's charges.
  • This facility accepts cash, cashier's checks, credit cards, care credit, and personal checks with a valid I.D.

Online Bill Pay

Freeman Surgical Center offers secure online bill pay for your payment needs. Pay your balance in full or set payment arrangements:
Pay Online
If you have billing questions please call us at 417-622-4270.

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Learn more, apply or pay by visiting: or contact our office today at 417-622-4270.

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  • We will bill your primary and secondary insurance carriers or governmental agency directly for the facility's charges.
  • Be sure to bring your most current insurance, Medicare, or public assistance card with you on the day of your surgery. If you have more than one insurance carrier, we will also need accurate secondary billing information.
  • Please be aware of any admission policies your insurance plan may have. You or your physician may have to adhere to certain requirements in order to insure maximum reimbursement. Failure to obtain pre-authorization, physician referral, or a second opinion may greatly reduce or eliminate your benefits.


Medicare beneficiaries are welcome to receive services at this facility. This facility is certified by Medicare and complies with specified physical plant, staffing, safety, and governance standards.

Taken from the Medicare & You Handbook for Part B-Covered Services: Facility fees for approved services at an Ambulatory Surgery Center (facility where surgical procedures are performed, and the patient is released the same day). You pay co-insurance, and Part B deductible applies.

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If you have questions regarding your payments, insurance or other financial issues, please Contact Us.