Effective September 16, 2021, Kaiser Permanente will change its agreement with Pediatrix Medical Group (Mednax Services, Inc.), the physician group that provides neonatology and pediatric intensivist hospital-based services at Overlake’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This means Pediatrix will be out of network for Kaiser patients, and neonatology and pediatric intensivist hospital-based services will be billed at out-of-network rates.
However, Washington state’s Balance Billing Protection Act prevents patients from getting a surprise medical bill when they receive emergency care from any hospital or if they have a scheduled procedure at an in-network facility and receive care from an out-of-network provider. Please read the Standard Consumer Notice of Surprise Billing Rights for details.
If you have any questions, please call the phone number on your Kaiser Permanente membership card. For questions about billing, please contact Pediatrix at (206) 526-2600 or visit mednax.com.