Good Faith Estimate and Emergencies
“Good Faith Estimate” Notice
Under the law, health care providers need to give an estimate of the bill for medical
services to those without insurance or who are not using insurance,
You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes psychiatric services.
Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item.
If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.
Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.
Crisis or Emergency
If you or someone close to you is experiencing a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 9-1-1 or proceed to the nearest emergency room. You can visit this site for mental health crisis services across Texas, divided by county.