You may be eligible for discounted care.
Effective September 1, 2022, Health Care Facilities must have this Patient's Rights form available to the public and to each patient or each patient's legal guardian.
You may qualify if your income is low.
If you qualify:
You may still qualify even if you:
Your Rights Under the new law, you have the right to:
Hospital Discounted Care limits the amounts that low-income patients can be billed for health care services at hospitals and emergency rooms. It also limits amounts billed from providers who work at hospitals and emergency rooms.
Hospitals must give patients the chance to apply for discounted care when they have services at the hospital. If the patient qualifies, their billed amounts will be limited to the rates set by the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (Department).