Beginning January 1, 2022, if you’re uninsured or if you opt for self-pay (i.e., not going through your health insurance), health care providers like me must provide you with an estimate of the expected charges before you get an item or service. This is called a good faith estimate (GFE).
Providers and facilities (like mine) must provide you with a GFE if you request one, or after you’ve scheduled a service. It should include the expected charges for all items or services that are provided as part of the same scheduled experience. The provider must provide a list of all items and services associated with your care.
For more information, please visit the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website at www.cms.gov/nosurprises.
Illuminate Communicate, LLC employs a licensed speech language pathologist. This licensed professional is only licensed to practice as a speech language pathologist in the state of Indiana at this time. However, her expertise, knowledge, and general understanding of the field of speech language pathology may be provided as a general educational service. She is not licensed in any other state or country. Illuminate Communicate, LLC encourages users to consult with a licensed professional in their area, if they have concerns or require the assistance of a medical professional.
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