Patient Responsibility

Although Summit gladly files your medical insurance on your behalf, medical insurance is ultimately a contract between the patient and his/her insurance company. It is the patient's responsibility to monitor the processing and payment of claims. After payment is received from the insurance carrier, any outstanding balances after your insurance provider has paid its share become the responsibility of the patient. If your insurance company is not one with which our physicians participate, any balance remaining on the account for sixty days from the date the insurance is filed becomes the patient's responsibility.

Payment Policy

Payment for healthcare services at any Summit Medical Group facility is due at the time the service is rendered in accordance with insurance contracts.

Any copay, deductible, and/or coinsurance should be paid in full during the visit.

What if I can’t pay for my visit on the day I receive the service?

Summit values all customers and understands that patients may have unforeseen situations that prohibit full payment at the time of service, As a courtesy to you, Summit offers a payment plan option with the following terms:

Balance Amount Terms
$51.00 to $250.99 5 month maximum
$251.00 and greater 12 month maximum


In the event full payment cannot be rendered at the time of service, the terms for monthly payments are below:

  1. Payments must be made via monthly auto‐draft from a debit or credit card. We are unable to offer “pay as you go” arrangements.
  2. A $25 minimum monthly auto-draft payment amount is required
  3. Payments accepted outside of a formal auto‐draft payment plan agreement do not prevent future collection action.
  4. There are no processing or interest fees for payments.

If these terms cannot be met, we do accept VISA, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.

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