You will be contacted by the Pueblo Surgery Center Registration department prior to your arrival to confirm demographic and insurance information. We will also notify you of your estimated co-pay, co-insurance, and/or deductible due the day of service
A Health History Nurse will call you prior to your surgery to collect information about your health to expedite your admission process
It is important for you to follow these guidelines before surgery to prevent delay or cancellations.
Food and Drink
The night before your surgery you may eat a light meal before 11:00 p.m. Do not drink or eat anything after midnight—not even coffee or water. You may brush your teeth, remembering not to swallow anything.
Pain patients may have clear liquids –no dairy, cream or fats– six (6) hours prior to your procedure IF you are having sedation.
Do not drink alcohol for at least 12 hours before your arrival.
No smoking/tobacco after midnight the night before your surgery.
Makeup, Nail Polish, Jewelry (including body jewelry)
Please remove all these items before surgery.
Wear loose, casual, comfortable clothing to fit over dressings.
Please leave valuables at home.
Pueblo Surgery Center works hard to provide quality, safe and efficient patient care. We strive to make our facility a family friendly atmosphere, so you and your loved ones can have a stress-free experience.
For your convenience we now offer One Medical Passport for your surgery. Registration is designed to be quick and easy and completing the form should take you 10-15 minutes. Please have your insurance information handy before entering the site.
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There are several separate charges associated with your surgical procedure. You MAY receive charges from several companies.
We accept all major credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and CareCredit. You are welcome to visit the CareCredit website at: www.carecredit.com to pre-apply for their services before your date of surgery. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT CHECKS.
We will bill you any balance due after your insurance company has paid your claim. There may be a delay if your insurance company has paid us incorrectly and we have re-submitted your claim for a corrected payment and allowance determination.
We do ask that all balances are paid in full within 60 days. If you encounter problems paying within the 90 days, please contact our office immediately at 719-544-1600 and ask for our billing/collections department.
Full payment is due within 60 days of your surgery. Elective and cosmetic surgery procedures must be paid in full 5 days before your surgery.
We strongly encourage you to personally contact your insurance company about your upcoming surgery. It is mandatory that YOU, as the insurance subscriber, confirm that all prior authorization information necessary to your specific policy is completed before your surgery date. You may be penalized by your insurance company if you don’t follow your policy guidelines. You must understand what your benefits cover and how this may affect you financially.