Policies and Notifications

Financial

  • Please understand that as the patient, you are ultimately responsible for the payment of your account. Your responsibility at the time of the office visit is:
    • Co-Payments
    • Any deductible or co-insurance for office visits and office procedures
    • Any deductible or co-insurance for scheduled surgeries
  • We accept cash, checks, VISA, Mastercard, American Express, Discover and any certified funds
  • Billing Questions – Please contact our office with questions regarding your statement:
    • Mary Beth (512) 275-0229
    • -or-

    • Theresa (512) 371-0957
  • For hospital/surgery center billing questions, please contact the facility. You may also receive billing from anesthesiology, pathology and radiology. These are all separate billing entities.

Cancellations

If an appointment or a surgery needs to be cancelled – please do so at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled appointment and 3 days (72 hours) for surgery. If the patient fails to cancel at least 24 hours in advance there will be a fee of $25.00 for office appointment. If the patient fails to cancel at least 3 days (72 hours) there will be a fee of $100.00 for surgery.

Ownership Interest

The following physicians have ownership interest in:

  • Austin Surgical Hospital
    • John Abikhaled, M.D.
    • Jeffrey Meynig, M.D.
  • Bailey Square Surgery Center
    • Robert Askew, Jr., M.D.
    • Brant Victor, M.D.
  • Central Park Surgery Center
    • John Abikhaled, M.D.
    • Jeffrey Meynig, M.D.

Please feel free to ask your surgeon if you have any questions regarding ownership interest.

Tests/Procedures

We send all specimens to ***CLINICAL PATHOLOGY*** unless otherwise notified.

It is the patient’s responsibility to make sure any diagnostic studies or lab work requested by our doctors is scheduled at their insured’s contracted facility