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Blue Cross Blue Shield

Out-of​​-Network Discounts

Patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO/POS and Traditional/Par plans who continue to come to Kelsey-Seybold for th​eir care can take advantage of a 40% discount on out-of-network charges.

Kelsey-Seybold will continue to file your claim to Blue Cross Blue Shield.​

Can you explain how the 40% off discount works when combined with out-of-network charges?
Kelsey-Seybold is extending a 40% discount to our patients that are impacted by Blue Cross Blue Shield’s termination of our contract and dismissal from their network. This 40% discount will expire on Dec. 31, 2017. Below is an example of how the discount would be applied. Kelsey-Seybold will continue to file claims on your behalf to Blue Cross as an added courtesy for our patients. 

Kelsey Billed Charge:        ​$185.00
Courtesy Discount 40%:  -$ 74.00
Amount Due to KSC          $111.00
BCBS Payment:                 -$ 64.75 (Note: This amount will vary from $0 to some percentage based on the fee-schedule of your plan and out-of-network benefits.)
Patient Balance:             $ 46.25​