• 3009 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • 360-788-7740

We understand that you may have some questions and anxiety about your surgery. That is normal. It is our job to put your mind at ease, prepare you for your surgery, and help you with recovery. We will be there every step of the way.

Please see “Surgery Instructions” for specific instructions related to your surgery.  These instructions will provide you guidance regarding taking your medications before surgery, how to prepare your body for the surgery, what you will need to bring at check in, and the process after surgery.  One of our nurses will be calling you approximately one week before surgery to review these instructions instructions and answer your questions.

To prevent any surgery cancellations, it is very important to remember not to eat or drink after the times you have been instructed and to have an escort available to give you a ride home after discharge. What to Expect. Click Here for Forms.

Insurance & Payment Options

We encourage you to be familiar with your insurance coverage and plan limitations before surgery. We are happy to help any way we can

Pacific Rim Outpatient Surgery Center is contracted with the following insurance companies:

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Choice
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Pemera BC
  • Regence BS
  • DSHS
  • Molina
  • Medicare
  • Group Health Medicare
  • Regence Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sound Path Health MCR
  • Labor & Industries
  • Department of Labor
  • Worker’s Compensation – Self Insured

We are happy to bill all health insurance plans for which you have provided billing information, including secondary insurers.

If you have any questions with regard to your coverage before your procedure, please contact our Pre-Authorization representative by calling (360) 788-7740 extension 3747. If you have questions about how your insurance processed payment on your account, please call our insurance biller at (360) 788-7740 extension 3771.

Please bring all insurance cards and photo ID with you on the day of surgery. Please also bring any deposits, co-payments or co-insurance payments that are required. In addition to cash, checks and money orders, we accept Mastercard, Visa, and Care Credit cards.

You and/or your insurance company will be billed for facility services at Pacific Rim Outpatient Surgery Center. Our charges include the facility, surgery center staffing, medications and drugs used while here at the center, medical supplies, implants and allografts. You will receive a separate bill for any lab work, take-home medications, anesthesia services, your physician, a physician assistant, any blood products, and any charges associated with a hospital transfer.

You will be asked to sign our Payment Policy (contained within patient forms) prior to surgery.

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