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Hospital Discounted Care

If you need help paying a hospital bill, you can see if you qualify for discounted care.

You can call the hospital at 719-587-6364 to speak with a Patient Financial Counselor.

If your gross household income is at or below 250% of the federal poverty level and you are a Colorado resident, you may qualify.

Under the new law you have the right to:

  • Check to see if you qualify for discounted care.
  • Check to see if you qualify for public health care coverage.
  • Be given a payment plan if you qualify.

If you do not have health insurance:

  • The hospital must see if you are eligible for the following:
    • Public health coverage and discount programs, like Health First Colorado, Child Health Plus (CHP+), Emergency Medicaid, Colorado Indigent Care Program (CICP), and hospital discounts
    • These can cover all or most of your health care bills.

If you have health insurance:

  • You have the right to have your eligibility checked for discounts.
  • You must ask to be checked for eligibility for discounts and public health coverage programs.

You may refuse to be screened.

  • If you refuse to be screened, you may lose your right to take legal action against the hospital and providers for:
    • Not checking to see if you qualify for programs, or
    • Not giving you discounts.

Your rights as a patient under Hospital Discounted Care

Uniform Application – must come in to complete application with a Patient Financial Counselor.