To request a price estimation for services, please contact our Patient Estimates Team at 805-879-8909 or email CottageEstimates@sbch.org. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
To best serve you, please have the following information available prior to your call:
- Description of services —a description of the medical service you are seeking or the CPT procedure code, which can be obtained from your referring physician
- Insurance information – type of insurance, for example, PPO, HMO, Medicare, Medicaid / MediCal (CenCal, Gold Coast, etc.), or self-pay, as well as other information available on your insurance card
The pricing information provided is a best estimate based upon the information we currently have available at the time of the request and is not a guarantee of what the final charges will be. Many factors impact the final charges billed for your services. Variables include the length of time spent in surgery or recovery, specific equipment used, supplies and medications required, additional tests ordered by the physician, or any special care that may be required during the course of the service.
Interest free payment plans are available and can be established even prior to your service. Financial assistance is also available.
To learn more about these options, please contact our Patient Estimates Team at 805-879-8909 or email CottageEstimates@sbch.org. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. We look forward to serving you.