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New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center is committed to providing a competent, and efficient team of registered nurses and physicians with the primary focus being the health care needs of the patients.

Within the building of New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center is a free standing ambulatory surgery center under the direction of Edwin F. Williams III M.D. F.A.C.S. and a nursing staff specifically trained in facial plastic surgery. The surgery center is composed of a pre-operative area, two fully equipped operating rooms and recovery room to offer the patient comfort and safety.

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Our Surgical Center Offers

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Regulatory Agencies

New England Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center has been approved by the New York State Department of Health and is accredited by AAAHC. The facility complies with all the strict guidelines and standards mandated for operating rooms.

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Anesthesia

Procedures are performed using safe and reliable anesthesia. A highly trained Anesthesia Provider monitors you throughout the entire procedure/procedures.

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Before Surgery

Once you have made the decision to have surgery you will receive a call from the Pre-Admission nurse at NELCSC whom will conduct a pre-anesthesia assessment.  Based on this you will be directed as to what is needed for clearance - history and physical, labs, EKG, etc.

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During Surgery

You have the undivided attention of your surgeon, and your Anesthesia Provider. The nursing staff specializes in facial plastic surgery and is made up of registered nurses and operating room technicians whose main focus is patient care.

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Recovery

You will be monitored in the recovery room by a highly qualified registered nurse, The approximate time spent in the recovery room varies depending upon the procedure and each individual. You will be able to return home following your surgery. For your safety you will need a,competent adult to stay with you the first night after surgery.

In compliance with New York State we have disclosed the following information.

Billing Information

We support price transparency. For our patients to understand their potential financial liability for outpatient surgery services, we are making our charges available to patients. Outpatient charges vary based on the type of care provided. The price can differ from patient to patient for the same services. The price will be different for complications or different treatment for the patient’s personal health condition. For a price estimate, please submit your request via email to fhammed@williamssurgery.com

Standard Outpatient Surgery Charges

Please see the following list of standard outpatient surgery charges. These charges do not include charges for services provided by physicians or advanced practitioners (ex. Anesthesiologists, attending physicians, pathologists, surgeons, etc.)

It is also important for you to know that the physician services you receive at the surgery center are not included with the facility charges. Physician’s bill for their services separately and may or may not participate in the same health plans as the surgery center. You should check with the physician arranging your outpatient surgery services to determine which plans that physician participates in.

CPT Description Charge
14000 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
14020 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
14040 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
14060 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $1,600
15823 Revision of Upper Eyelid $1,600
19318 Reduction of Large Breast $4,200
20680 Removal of Support Implant $1,600
21320 Treatment of Nose Fracture $1,800
28285 Repair of Hammertoe $1,600
28292 Correction of Bunion $2,700
30465 Repair Nasal Stenosis $4,100
30520 Repair of Nasal Septum $1,800

Standard Anesthesia Charges

Please see the following list of standard anesthesia charges.

CPT Description Charge for 1 Hour
14000 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $630
14020 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $630
14040 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $630
14060 Skin Tissue Rearrangement $810
15823 Revision of Upper Eyelid $810
19318 Reduction of Large Breast $810
20680 Removal of Support Implant $810
21320 Treatment of Nose Fracture $810
28285 Repair of Hammertoe $630
28292 Correction of Bunion $630
30465 Repair Nasal Stenosis $810
30520 Repair of Nasal Septum $810

The following is a list ofHealth Care Plans that NELCSC participates with

  • MVP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, NY State Individual and Small Group Marketplace)
  • Blue Cross (Empire)
  • Blue Cross Out of Area
  • BS NENY
  • BS Albany
  • CDPHP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid)
  • Tricare
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • UHG (Commercial, Medicare)
  • Emblem (GHI)
  • GHI
  • Fidelis
  • Wellcare
  • Medicare
  • PHCS/Multiplan
  • Medicaid
  • Statewide

Contracted Physicians

NELCSC contracts with anesthesiologists, and pathologists for lab services. Please see the following list of Health Care Plans that our Anesthesiologists participate with.

  • Aetna
  • MVP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, NY State Individual and Small Group Marketplace)
  • Blue Cross (Empire)
  • Blue Cross Out of Area
  • BS NENY
  • BS Albany
  • CDPHP (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid)
  • Tricare
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • UHG (Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid)
  • Emblem (GHI)
  • GHI
  • Fidelis
  • Wellcare
  • Medicare
  • PHCS/Multiplan
  • Medicaid
  • Statewide

Lab Services

For Lab Services please find the following contact information as well as a list of which Health Care Plans they participate in.

Albany Medical Ctr Hospital
PO Box 619
Albany, NY 12201
Telephone: 518-262-2483

  • Aetna Medicare Policy Starting with “ME” We do not par
  • Amerigroup Community Care must have pre-authorization
  • American Progressive – We do not par with
  • Beech Street Corp
  • Blue Shield of Northeastern New York / Healthnow
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan / CDPHP
  • Group HMO/POS
  • Nongroup HMO PPO
  • Medicaid Select
  • Administrative Services Only (ASO)
  • Medicare Choice
  • Champus/Tricare
  • ChoiceCare Network (HUMANA)
  • CIGNA HMO & PPO
  • Correctional Medical Service (Alb. Co. Jail)
  • Empire Blue/Cross Blue Shield (United Healthcare Plan)
  • PPO
  • Indemnity POS
  • NYS Employees
  • HMO/CHP/FHP
  • EPO/POS
  • Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross (Wellpoint)
  • Medicare Advantage (MediBlue)
  • Empire Health Choice
  • Empire Plan (this is not the United plan, it is the other Empire plan)
  • AMC is a Quest Net Laboratory and does participate
  • Excellus (Univera Healthcare)
  • RMSCO PRODUCT LINE ONLY
  • Fidelis
  • Fidelis Medicare Advantage
  • GHI
  • HMO Select
  • PPO
  • Comprehensive Benefit Network
  • CHP/FHP (HMO)
  • Network Access Program
  • Medicare (HMO/PPO)
  • Medicaid
  • Great West formerly One Health Plan of NY, Inc.
  • Humana – We do not par with. However, we do accept Choicecare which is a subsidiary of Humana
  • Choicecare (a subsidiary of Humana)
  • Independent Health
  • MagnaCare (Preferred Choice Management Systems, Inc.)
  • Martin’s Point Health Care (the US Family Health Plan at Martin’s Point)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MediChoice
  • Mohawk Valley Physicians Health Plan, Inc. (MVP)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Multiplan Inc.
  • North American Health Plans
  • Oxford – must have pre-authorization
  • POMCO GROUP INC.
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • Today’s Options offered by American Progressive
  • Life and Health Insurance
  • United Healthcare of Upstate New York
  • Oxford UHC members must have pre-authorization
  • UHC Medicare must have pre-authorization
  • UHC Medicaid must have pre-authorization
  • United Healthcare / The Empire Plan

NYS Exchange Contracted Carriers

  • Blue Shield Northeastern New York (BSNENY)
  • Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan Inc. (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross (Wellpoint)
  • Fidelis
  • Health Republic (Freelancers)
  • MVP Health Plan Inc.
  • Today’s Options (American Progressive Life & Health Insurance of New York)

Affiliated Hospital for Transfers

Ellis Hospital

1101 Nott Street

Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 243-3388

Anesthesia Providers

  • Morag Bell, CRNA
  • Rachael Colucciello, CRNA
  • Michael Fitzpatrick, MD
  • Meta Mangulis, CRNA
  • Edward Piper, CRNA

If we do not participate in the network of a patient’s or prospective patient’s health care plan the following disclosures will be made:

  • Prior to the provision of non-emergency services, inform the patient or prospective patient that the amount or estimated amount for the patient will be billed for health care services is available upon request.
  • Upon receipt of a patient or prospective patient’s request, the amount or the estimated amount (in writing) the patient will be billed for health care services, absent unforeseen medical circumstances that may arise when the health care services are provided.

Note: An ASC needs only disclose a schedule of fees provided.

Williams Center
(518) 786-7000
1072 Troy-Schenectady Road
Latham NY 12110

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