We at Dr. Pryzgoda‘s office are proud to be part of a team whose primary mission is to deliver the finest and most comprehensive dental care today; therefore, your complete understanding of our financial policy as it relates to your financial obligations is essential.
We will gladly process your insurance claim. We will estimate your deductible and the portion not covered by your insurance. The estimated amount not covered by your insurance is due at the time of treatment, and may be paid by any one of the options listed below. Our estimates are subject to final approval by your insurance company. Therefore, the amount due our office may change. Please remember that dental insurance is a contract between you and the insurer, not the dentist and the insurer.
Payment is due at the time of service. Adults accompanying minors to their appointment will be responsible for payment that day. Our office requests a deposit of one half of your cost of treatment at the start of multi-appointment treatments, and payment in full once treatment is completed. A down payment is not required with the CareCredit monthly payment plan.
In order to assist you with your health care investment, we are providing the following payment options:
1. Cash – includes money orders and personal checks.
2. Credit cards – we accept Visa and MasterCard.
3. CareCredit – offers separate line of credit to cover your entire family’s health care needs.
· A credit line can be established and approval usually takes less than 10 minutes.
· CareCredit has an interest free option.
· There is no annual or membership fee.
· Monthly payments may be as low as 3% of the outstanding balance.
We will be happy to work with you to plan the most appropriate arrangements for your budget. Financing your treatment allows you to begin your treatment immediately and spread the cost over a period of time.
Any past due balances may be subject to additional collection fees. We reserve the right to turn any patient over to collection, if the account is in default of the payment obligation or compliance with this policy. Patients who are sent to a collection agency will be dismissed from the practice.
A $33.00 returned check fee may be assessed to the account for each check returned for insufficient funds, stopped payment, or account closure. Future payments must be paid with cash or credit card.
There may be additional charges applied to your account if you do not cancel an appointment with at least 24 hours notice. Patients who miss more than three appointments will not be allowed to reschedule.
We respect your time, and we try to see patients within 20 minutes of their appointed time. If you are early for your appointment, we will try to accommodate you, without inconveniencing other patients. However you may need to wait for your allotted appointment time. Occasionally unusual or emergency situations may cause us to run behind. We appreciate your patience and understanding, and promise you the same attention should you have an emergency need.