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About Your Hospital Bill

Your hospital bill will include applicable charges for rooms, meals, X-rays, medical supplies, lab tests, and medications prescribed by your physician among other things.

Physician fees are not listed in your hospital bill. Please note, your personal physician anesthesiologist, Emergency Department physician, radiologist and consulting physician will submit separate billing statements.

You may pay the balance of your hospital bill not covered by your insurance with cash, a personal check, MasterCard, Visa, or American Express credit cards.  In special cases, payment plans may be arranged with your patient billing representative. If you have been admitted to the Hospital, but have no insurance, you may qualify for insurance coverage through New York State. To find out if you qualify, please call our Medicaid Representative at (631) 548-6000 ext. 7049.

Shortly after you have returned home, you will periodically receive computer-generated invoices. Should you have any questions regarding your insurance company's payment toward your hospital stay, please contact your insurance company.

All other billing questions can be addressed by a Hospital Patient Financial Services Representative at (631) 548-6099.

Paying for care: no surprise bill

Research shows many consumers are confused about how health care costs work and often have concerns regarding their out-of-pocket costs. At Peconic Bay Medical Center, we’re here to provide clarity and help you understand what to expect regarding your cost of care and any potential financial responsibility you may have. 

If you receive health care or emergency services from an in-network doctor or hospital, you may unknowingly receive care from an out-of-network provider during that time and incur unanticipated expenses—called a surprise bill. Usually, the out-of-network provider sends a bill to your insurance company, which pays a portion of the bill. The remainder of the bill is then sent to you. To ensure a provider is in-network, check directly with your health insurance carrier.

Northwell will happily provide patients with a “good faith estimate” of costs for services in advance so that there are no surprise balance bills. Click here for all of the details on paying for your care and for patient protections against surprise balance bills.