If you had certain tests or treatments in the hospital, you may receive separate bills from physicians you did not see in person. Such bills are for the professional services provided by these physicians—for example, reading and interpreting test results or providing surgical services—while you were hospitalized.
These physicians who were integral in delivering your care are independent professionals (i.e., “independent contractors”) who are not employed by CentraState, but who have certain privileges to perform medical services at CentraState Medical Center. They may include pathologists, radiologists, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, and other specialists. Their independent services are not reflected in your basic hospital bill, and they are required to submit separate bills.
If you have questions regarding a physician bill, please contact your physician’s billing office or, for select physician groups, the numbers listed below:
Emergency Physicians (Central Jersey Emergency Medical Associates): 866-898-7142
Anesthesiologists (Liberty Anesthesia): 800-431-5379
Radiologists (Princeton Radiology Associates): 732-462-3302
Pathologists (Hackensack Pathology Associates, LLC): 800-213-5135
Neurologists (CJNA – EEG readings only): 732-866-6484
Neonatologist (Central Jersey Newborn Care): 908-829-3465