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Financial Assistance

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Financial Assistance

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Our commitment to uninsured and lower income patients

RMC is committed to serving the health care needs of our community. We realize that health care can be very expensive. To help you, RMC offers discounts for patients with no insurance and/or low incomes.

Patients without health insurance receive a discount on their hospital bill from RMC. We offer financial assistance and discounts ranging from 15% to 100% of the total bill for patients with incomes below 400% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Actual discount amounts depend on:

  • Family income
  • Number of eligible dependents (number of dependents you are allowed to claim on your Federal Income Tax return)

RMC Helps

patients without health insurance to apply and to obtain Medicaid coverage, when applicable.

RMC Offers

financial assistance programs, which may discount a patient’s hospital bill up to 100 percent. The program discounts vary based upon the patient’s family size and income level.

RMC Provides

a 60 percent discount of hospital bills when patients have no health insurance AND the patient is not covered by Medicare or Medicaid.

RMC Allows

payment plans upon request.

Patients have a right to:

  • The availability of free and reduced-charge services
  • The ability to gain admittance without pre-admission deposits
  • Not be transferred solely or in significant part for economic reasons
  • The availability of services provided
  • The terms of eligibility for free and reduced services
  • The application process for free and reduced charges
  • The name of person or office to which complaints or questions about the hospital’s participation in or operation of the program may be directed

Government programs that patients may qualify for include:

  • Medicaid
  • Temporary Assistance for needy Families
  • Social Security Disability
  • Supplemental Security Income

Medicaid Referral Program Eligibility Requirements

RMC will help patients apply for and obtain Medicaid health insurance coverage when patients:

  • Have no insurance (self pay) or limited insurance coverage
  • Have hospital bills of $1,000 or more
  • Have limited monthly income

For assistance or if you think you may qualify for financial assistance, please call the RMC Patient Financial Counselor at 256-235-5643. Information you will need when applying for financial assistance can be found in this financial assistance document.

We will be glad to assist you with the application process or work with you to establish payment arrangements for any remaining balances you may have after discounts have been applied to your account.