Lakewalk Sugery Center

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MAKING BILL PAY CONVENIENT

We have multiple options for bill pay. If you wish to pay your bill by phone, please call the number below based on the first letter of the patient's last name.

Billing Staff:

(B-I) Jody (218) 728-8551

(J-O) Gloria (218) 728-8501

(A, P-Z) Tina (218) 728-8552

Or, toll free at (800) 728-0650 and ask for billing.

By Mail: 1420 London Road, Suite 100, Duluth, MN 55805

Pay Online:

Online Bill Payment is available 24-hours a day/7 days a week. Paying your bills online is quick, easy, and secure through Lakewalk's Patient notebook. We accept any of the following major credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa), debit or check. To schedule automatic monthly payments, please contact our billing staff and they would be happy to assist you.

Care Credit link
On the Care Credit site select: Pay My Provider
Practice: Lakewalk Surgery Center
Zip: 55805
Profession: Healthcare Specialists
*see site for details
Note: Must be less than 120 days after Date of Service

Insurance Information

Lakewalk is an authorized provider for most insurance carriers and is Medicare- and Medicaid-certified. Please check with Lakewalk directly or call your insurance carrier if you have questions about your coverage. Lakewalk accepts the following insurance carriers:

Aetna/AetnaSelectcare

All Work Comp Carriers

America’s PPO/Health EZ

BCBS Blue Plus/HMO

BCBS-MN & out-of-state plans

BCBS-WI Anthem

Champva/VA

Cigna

Comprehensive Care Services

Coventry National PPO/First Health

Group Health Cooperative Commercial

Health Partners & HP Freedom

HealthEOS by Multiplan

Humana Gold Choice/Medicare

Purchased Preferred Care

Integrated Health Plan (IHP)

Itasca Medical Care

Medica

Medicare & RR Medicare

Minnesota Medical Assistance

Preferred One PPO & Administrators

Security Health Plan/Advocare

SelectCare

SelectCare Labor Network/Medica

Tricare/UHC Military & Veterans

U-Care

UMR/AMO Medical

United Health Care

WEA Trust Preferred

Wisconsin Medical Assistance

We also participate in Senior Federation and CareCredit Patient Payment Plans.

For helpful information, click here for tips to manage your insurance.

Frequently Asked Questions:

When will I receive a bill from Lakewalk Surgery Center?

After your insurance has paid, we will provide you with a monthly statement of your account. If you require one sooner please contact our billing staff and they will assist you.

Will Lakewalk Surgery Center bill my insurance company (ies)?

Yes, we will gladly file your bill with the insurance companies that you have authorized. We ask that you give us complete information on those companies, including addresses, policy numbers, etc.

How long will it take to get things settled with the insurance company?

Generally, it takes from 20-45 days to obtain payment from an insurance carrier.

Why am I getting multiple bills for the same surgery?

These are not duplicate bills. You will receive bills from multiple providers such as:

Facility charges from Lakewalk Surgery Center. We are an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), which will replace a hospital charge. The facility portion of your surgery includes the room, equipment use, supplies, nursing staff, technicians, and other overhead costs.

Anesthesia charges are the Anesthesiologist/CRNA professional fees, which may include anesthetic drugs used during your surgery. Please contact Northshore Anesthesia at (800) 766-4102, regarding their bills.

Physician charges are the surgeon’s professional fees for the surgery. Please contact their offices regarding their charges.

Here is a list of clinics that utilize our facility:

EverSmiles (Dr. Conry, Dr. Bruzek or Dr. Robinson), (218) 728-2117
Fall General Surgery (Dr. Fall), (715) 685-0656
Gillette Children’s (Dr. Murphy), (218) 728-6160
Northland Gastroenterology (Dr. McKee), (218) 724-3411
Northland Plastic Surgery (Dr. Baertsch, Dr. Rishavy or Dr. Weber), (218) 730-2160 or (800) 964-6891
Orthopaedic Associates (Dr. Schnell, Dr. Goldschmidt, Dr. Zamzow, Dr. Hendricks, Dr. Momont, Dr. Hall, Dr. Rother, Dr. Harms, Dr. Reinking), (218) 722-9753
Pain Clinic of Lake Superior or Wolverine Anesthesia (Dr. Heyer), (800) 766-4102
Relf Eye Associates (Dr. Relf or Dr. Graham), (218) 720-3553
Weis Eye Center (Dr. Weis), (218) 625-1917

Note: there may be 2 additional bills for lab services.

St. Luke’s Hospital (for Laboratory fees), (218) 249-5260
Laboratory Medicine (for the pathologist professional fees), (800) 645-6554

I received a notice that my insurance company has paid on my bill, but I can’t understand how they calculated their payment amount. Do you know?

If we received any information from your insurance company, we’ll be glad to share it with you. However, for answers to any questions about your insurance payments, deductibles, or co-payments, you generally need to check with your insurance company.

Will Lakewalk Surgery Center accept monthly payment on the portion I owe?

Yes, monthly payments are acceptable, but they must be based on an approved payment plan. We will be glad to discuss the arrangements with you, so that the plan is mutually satisfactory for all involved.

How can I obtain financial assistance to cover my bill?

Please contact one of our Billing staff to assist you with your options.

(B-I) Jody (218) 728-8551
(J-O) Gloria (218) 728-8501
(A, P-Z) Tina (218) 728-8552
Or, toll free at (800) 728-0650 and ask for billing