- Learn if you qualify for private charitable or government assistance.
- HCA may forgive a debt, or offer you a substantial discount if your income is low.
- How to learn more about medical debt settlement and bankruptcy.
Your Options to Solve Your HCA Medical Bills
You have options if you cannot afford to pay your HCA medical bill.
Talk to the billing department at your HCA hospital or HCA surgery center. HCA's financial counselors will walk you through your possible sources of patient financial assistance, including:
- Government sources of medical assistance, including Medicare and Medicaid
- Private sources of financial assistance, including local charities
- HCA's charity care if your income is low
- HCA financial assistance program, which offers discounts if your income is low
See the Bills.com article How to Handle Medical Bills Debt to learn if you qualify for Medicaid and how to find sources of private charity.
HCA Charity Care
You qualify for HCA Charity Care if you have no insurance, need emergency non-elective care, and have financial resources and/or income to at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level.
HCA At A Glance
Hospital Corp. of American (HCA) is a Nashville, Tenn. operator of 160 hospitals and 110 surgery centers in 20 US states and London, England. It was founded in 1968.
You need to to complete a simple form and provide income and resource verification information to qualify for HCA Charity Care.
HCA Financial Assistance Program
You qualify for the HCA financial assistance if you have no insurance and do not qualify for Medicaid, charity care, or other assistance, and your household financial resources and/or income is more than 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. You will receive a bill containing a discount of the total charges.
Help For HCA Medical Debt
Talk to a Bills.com debt settlement partner to learn your options to resolving your medical debt.
HCA will negotiate with its patients who have financial difficulties and attempt to create a payment plan based on the amount due and the patient’s financial status.
If after negotiating with your HCA hospital or surgery center you still have a medical bill you cannot afford, you need to explore your other options to learn how to handle your medical bills, including debt settlement and bankruptcy.
Bills Action Plan
Ask your HCA medical provider's billing office to help you understand your options to resolve your HCA bill. Your options include qualifying for:
- Government assistance
- Assistance from local organizations
- HCA charity assistance
- HCA payment assistance
Which of these you may qualify for depends on your financial circumstances.