Various physicians that work within the Temple Health hospitals are considered to be hospital-based providers. This means that we are required to bill separately for facility and provider charges. As a result, you may receive 2 bills for the services you received.
Hospital billing could include:
- Inpatient Room Charges
- Operating Room Charges
- Ancillary Services (such as pharmacy, radiology or laboratory services ordered by your physician)
Physician billing could include:
- Physicians services (Inpatient or outpatient hospital based services)
- Diagnostic Testing Interpretation
- Specialty professional services
You also may receive statements for consultation charges if your primary care doctor or attending physician spoke with a specialist such as a radiologist or pathologist about your treatment or test results.