An outpatient surgical procedure to treat thyroid malignancies and non-malignant obstructions. The procedure involves the removal of all or part of the thyroid gland.
TAMPA, FL 33606
TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL GUARANTEES A 10 YEAR CURE OF LOCAL DISEASE RECURRENCE FOR WELL-DIFFERENTIATED THYROID CANCER (PAPILARY AND FOLLICULAR VARIANTS) IN PATIENTS WHO HAVE THEIR FIRST THYROID CANCER OPERATION WITH THEM. THE GUARANTEE MEANS TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL WILL PERFORM ANY THYROID OR NECK SURGERY FOR RECURRENT THYROID CANCER CONFINED TO THE THYROID OR NECK WITHIN 10 YEARS OF THE FIRST OPERATION WITHOUT SURGEON REIMBURSEMENT FOR SURGICAL FEES OR HOSPITAL REIMBURSEMENT FOR SURGERY FEES. THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO PATIENTS WHO HAVE RECURRENCE ALREADY FOLLOWING THYROID CANCER SURGERY AT ANOTHER INSTITUTION. IT DOES NOT INCLUDE POORLY DIFFERENTIATED OR ANAPLASTIC THYROID CANCER (ESSENTIALLY NON-CURABLE). DOES NOT INCLUDE IMAGING, SCANS, AND PATHOLOGY.
The Bundled Rate plus Outlier Per Diems includes:
1. Those comprehensive facility services, supplies, and equipment necessary to perform the Bundled Procedure and rendered by PROVIDER 2. Those professional services necessary to perform the Bundled Procedure and rendered by a Physician 3. The treatment of any complication or concurrent related illness associated with or resulting from the performance of the Bundled Procedure The Bundled Rate covers outpatient services 1 day(s) prior to the scheduled Accarent outpatient procedure through 30 calendar days. Should the patient require an inpatient admission, per diem outlier payments will be applicable for each subsequent inpatient day. The per diem applies on all inpatient days beginning on inpatient day number 2 through 30 days after your procedure.
There are no exclusions.
Candidacy for the bundled procedure will be determined by the Provider.