Hunterdon Health System and Atlantic Health System have established a joint partnership in Somerset County to further expand health care services. The New Jersey-based health systems share ownership of Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center. The primary goal of the partnership is to increase access to the highest quality of healthcare services in the region.
The Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center team is dedicated to all aspects of your care before, during and after surgery. When you have surgery at the Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center, you will have access to the most advanced technology, expert surgeons and personalized patient care in a comforting environment. Our skilled professional staff works as a team with your primary care physician to individualize your care and recovery plan. Our goal is to return you to daily activities as safely and quickly as possible.
Our surgical specialties include:
Thank you for choosing Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center for your upcoming surgery or procedure. Please bring your insurance card, photo ID (such as driver’s license) and COVID-19 vaccination card with you the day of your surgery. Anyone under the age of 18 will need a parent’s photo ID.
If you are not receiving sedation, you may eat a light breakfast or lunch.
If you have been prescribed a sedative or anti-anxiety medication to take before your procedure, you will need a driver to and from the surgery center.
Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) or General Anesthesia:
The surgery center will call you with your expected arrival time the day before your surgery. Please notify your surgeon’s office of any alternative phone numbers that you would like to be contacted on.
The Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center will file your insurance claim with your carrier. It’s important that you come prepared with your insurance card, photo ID and COVID-19 vaccination card. If your insurance plan requires pre-authorization, please ensure that this is in place on the day of your procedure.
All payments are required at the time services are rendered unless other arrangements are made in advance. This includes applicable co-payments and deductibles for participating insurance companies. We accept cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
(Heartland/BASC) Please contact us immediately to determine your financial responsibility.
Currently, the Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center is in-network with the following providers. New insurance plans are being added monthly.
There may also be services provided during this visit by providers such as radiologists and pathologists, who may be out of network with your insurance plan and bill separately for their services.
For out of network services:
As with the insurance plans Hunterdon Health participates in, variations in plans and levels of coverage could make a difference in your out-of-pocket costs. It is always best to contact your insurance company to obtain more information.
Please keep in mind that the above information applies to the services provided by the listed physicians and physician groups within Hunterdon Health facilities. Services provided by these physicians and physician groups outside of our facilities might not be covered under the same insurance plans. If these physicians or physician groups will provide you services outside of our facilities, like at a follow-up visit in their private practice office, you should check with them to determine if those services will be considered in-network or out-of-network with your insurance plan.
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