Palmetto Anesthesia Associates, a group of physicians who specialize in anesthesiology, provide the anesthesiology services at ST. FRANCIS downtown, ST. FRANCIS eastside, St. Francis Outpatient Center and Upstate Surgery Center. They will either be directly administering your anesthesia or medically directing your anesthesia care, as part of the anesthesia care team, which may include a certified nurse anesthetist employed by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.
You will receive a bill for professional services from Palmetto Anesthesia Associates, as they are physicians in private practice. This bill will be separate from your hospital anesthesia bill, which includes drugs, supplies and nurse anesthetist services. Palmetto Anesthesia Associates' office will bill your insurance company, but you will be responsible for any deductible not met, and any allowable co-payment as required by your health insurance payer. Palmetto Anesthesia Associates is currently a provider for Medicare, Medicaid, Preferred Blue, State Blue, Companion, Optimum Health Network, Aetna, Cigna, Premier Health Systems, MedCost, United Health Care and Physician's Care Network.
Please feel free to contact Palmetto Anesthesia Associates' billing office at the telephone numbers listed below should you have any questions or problems. The physicians of Palmetto Anesthesia Associates want your anesthesia experience to be as satisfying and as pleasant as possible, and they thank you for allowing them to be a part of your medical care.
Billing Inquiries: 1-877-288-1799
Palmetto Anesthesia Associates of Greenville Physicians
Edward E. Harte, M.D.