What will my financial responsibility be for the healthcare services I need?
If you are insured and your doctor has ordered specific covered services,
the Business Office can provide you with an estimate of your financial
responsibility based on your specific health benefit plan.
Please note: If you are enrolled with a managed care health plan, please make sure
that the Jupiter Medical Center Facility of your choice is a participating
provider of your health plan.
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Prior to Your Call or E-mail
Prior to contacting the Business Office, you will need to have the following
information at hand so we can provide you with the best estimate of your
- A description of services is needed. We will need you to provide as much
information as possible about the specific services described by your
physician. For estimated surgical quotes, you may be asked to provide
us with the specific CPT procedure code which is a five-digit numerical
procedure code and can be obtained from your physician. This code will
help determine the procedure to be performed and the estimated financial
- Physician / Specialist Name providing or ordering the services.
They will also need information from your insurance card, so please have
the card handy. We will need the following information from your card:
- Name of your health plan
- Type of plan (e.g. PPO, POS, Indemnity, Commercial HMO, Medicare).
- Ensure that the Jupiter Medical Center facility of your choice is a participating
facility with your health plan.
- Policyholder’s name (i.e. Subscriber)
- Policy number
- Group name and number
- Health plan’s phone number
- Policyholder’s personal information (e.g. date of birth and Social
- Date of service, if already scheduled
- Jupiter Medical Center facility of choice
To help expedite your estimated financial responsibility calculation, please
be able to provide the Business Office your benefits such as your current
deductible, current co-payment and or co-insurance amounts. During your
call they may need to contact your health plan to verify your eligibility
and benefits in order to provide you with the most accurate estimate of
Once the Business Office has the necessary information, you will be provided
with an estimated amount based on the information provided by you and
/ or your health plan. This estimate is not a guarantee since the services
may vary from the services you receive due to treatment decisions and
/ or unforeseen circumstances or additional test / services ordered by
your physician and variation in the clinical needs of each patient.
For all scheduled services, you will be expected to pay your estimated
co-payment, co-insurance and / or deductible upon arrival at the Jupiter
Medical Center facility of choice. Any variations in your estimated co-payment,
co-insurance and / or deductible will be handled after your health plan pays us.
What is not included in our estimates?
The estimates provided are for facility charges only. The estimates
do not include your personal physician fees, or the Hospital Based Physician
fees such as anesthesiologist, pathologist, radiologist, EKG Readers,
or any other physician specialist fees. These physicians will bill you
separately for their services.
To obtain your estimate of financial responsibility, please contact the
Business Office at